Government Issues RV Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following 2024 RV recalls: BRINKLEY RV Incorrectly Wired 12-Volt System May Cause Fire Overheated wiring can increase the fire risk. Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,157 Brinkley is recalling certain 2023-2024 Model Z fifth wheels and Model Z-Air travel trailers. The 12-volt system may have been incorrectly wired without overcurrent protection and with undersized wiring for the refrigerator, which can result in overheating. Dealers will replace the wiring, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed in July. Owners may contact Brinkley customer service at 574-501-4280. Brinkley’s number for this recall is REC-2402. FOREST RIVER, INC. Ladder May Detach While in Use A ladder that detaches while in use increases the injury risk. Potential Number of Units Affected: 160 Forest River is recalling certain 2024-2025 Cross Trail motorhomes. The backer on the ladder receiver may not have been installed, which can cause the ladder to detach. Dealers will inspect and replace the ladder as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 14. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 574-825-8409 or 574-825-8487. Forest River’s number for this recall is 215-1800.   Missing Secondary Emergency Exit Window In the event of an emergency, passengers may not be able to exit the vehicle, increasing the injury risk. Potential Number of Units Affected: 573 Forest River is recalling certain 2024-2025 Salem and Wildwood travel trailers. The affected vehicles may not have a secondary emergency exit installed. Dealers will install an emergency exit window, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Aug. 7. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 574-534-3167. Forest River’s number for this recall is 72-1805.     The post Government Issues RV Recalls appeared first on RV News.

Government Issues RV Recalls
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following 2024 RV recalls:

BRINKLEY RV

Incorrectly Wired 12-Volt System May Cause Fire

Overheated wiring can increase the fire risk.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,157

Brinkley is recalling certain 2023-2024 Model Z fifth wheels and Model Z-Air travel trailers. The 12-volt system may have been incorrectly wired without overcurrent protection and with undersized wiring for the refrigerator, which can result in overheating.

Dealers will replace the wiring, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed in July. Owners may contact Brinkley customer service at 574-501-4280. Brinkley’s number for this recall is REC-2402.

FOREST RIVER, INC.

Ladder May Detach While in Use

A ladder that detaches while in use increases the injury risk.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 160

Forest River is recalling certain 2024-2025 Cross Trail motorhomes. The backer on the ladder receiver may not have been installed, which can cause the ladder to detach.

Dealers will inspect and replace the ladder as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 14. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 574-825-8409 or 574-825-8487. Forest River’s number for this recall is 215-1800.

 

Missing Secondary Emergency Exit Window

In the event of an emergency, passengers may not be able to exit the vehicle, increasing the injury risk.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 573

Forest River is recalling certain 2024-2025 Salem and Wildwood travel trailers. The affected vehicles may not have a secondary emergency exit installed.

Dealers will install an emergency exit window, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Aug. 7. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 574-534-3167. Forest River’s number for this recall is 72-1805.

 

 

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