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RV Recalls: The Latest NHTSA Safety Recalls For RVs

Published on February 26th, 2024 by Lynne Fedorick
This post was updated on March 11th, 2024

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Your rig may be included in one of the latest RV recalls.

The Latest RV Recalls

It’s only February and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has already issued several new batches of safety related recalls on thousands of RVs from a range of manufacturers. Following is a detailed list of many of the major manufacturer RV recalls compiled by the NHTSA:

Shyft Spartan RV Chassis

2022, 2023, 2024 K2, K3, K4 equipped with an Ametek vehicle control module

The Shyft Spartan RV chassis is used on Entegra, Newmar, Foretravel, and Jayco motorcoaches.

Software defect: The vehicle control module is subject to a software error

The software error could result in inadvertent loss of motive power and other key safety functions such as loss of head lamps or windshield wipers. This could occur without warning and increase the risk of a crash.

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What owners of affected products should do

Owners of affected vehicles will be notified and directed to the nearest service centre to where the vehicle control module will be reprogrammed with the corrected software. This will be done at no charge. For additional assistance, you may call Spartan RV Chassis Customer Product and Support at 1-800-543-4277

Forest River Motorhomes

  • 2020-2023 Coachmen Galleria
  • 2021-2023 Beyond
  • 2021-2023 Coachmen Nova Class B 
Retractable Awning Defect – Number Of Units Affected: 2519

The retractable awning may extend unintentionally during transit.

What owners of affected products should do

Dealers will install a wedge to support the internal components in the gearbox and replace the motor as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 5, 2024. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-574-825-6319. Forest River’s number for this recall is 225-1723.

2023-2024 Prism Class C motorhomes

Furnace defect – 213 units affected

The furnace may overheat and cause a crack in the burn chamber, which can allow carbon monoxide to enter the cabin.

What owners of affected products should do

Dealers will install the correct cold air return, grill, and heating ducts as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 6, 2024. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-574-825-8602. Forest River’s number for this recall is 215-1730.

Forest River Towables

  • 2023 & 2024 Ibex
  • 2023 & 2024 R-Pod
  • 2023 & 2024 No Boundaries
Bolts that attach suspension to chassis not correctly tightened on some units – 157 units affected

On certain RV trailers, the bolts that attach the suspension to the chassis may not have been tightened correctly. As a result, the suspension could detach and separate from the trailer and cause a loss of control.

What owners of affected products should do

Forest River will notify owners by mail and advise you to take your RV trailer to a dealership to inspect and, if necessary, tighten or replace the bolts on the independent suspension. Recall number: 51-1727

2024 Coachmen Clipper and Viking Travel Trailers

Tail Light Bezel Defect – 18 Units Affected

The tail light bezel may not have been installed on the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

What owners of affected products should do

Dealers will install the tail light bezel, free of charge. Forest River expects to have owner notification letters in the mail on March 6, 2024. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-269-467-4600. Forest River’s number for this recall is 120-1729.

2023-2024 Salem and Wildwood fifth-wheel trailers

The federal placard may have incorrect tire size information – 107 Units affected

The federal placard affixed to affected trailers has the wrong tire size and pressure information. This could result in the wrong tires being installed, creating a safety hazard.

As such, these trailers fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 120, “Wheels and Rims – Other Than Passenger Cars.”

What owners of affected products should do

Dealers will mail new federal placards, free of charge. Forest River expects to have owner notification letters in the mail on March 13, 2024.

Winnebago Towables

2024 Access travel trailers

Incorrectly wired breakaway switch – 325 Units Affected

The breakaway switch and trailer brakes may not activate when needed due to an incorrectly wired breakaway switch. Winnebago will rewire the breakaway switch, free of charge.

What owners of affected products should do

Winnebago expects to mail owner notification letters on February 9, 2024. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-574-825-5280 ext. 5220. Winnebago’s number for this recall is CAM0000034.

2022-2023 Micro Minnie, Micro Minnie FLX, Hike 200, and Minnie travel trailers

LED backlight circuit board in the cooktop range may overheat – 5504 Units Affected

The LED backlight circuit board in the cooktop range may fail, causing the board to overheat. The remedy is currently under development.

What owners of affected products should do

Winnebago expects to mail owner notification letters on March 29, 2024. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-574-825-5280 ext. 5220. Winnebago’s number for this recall is CAM0000035.

Tiffin Motorhomes

2023-2024 Convoy and GH-1 Models

Solar panel bracket defect – 67 Units Affected

The bracket that secures the solar panel to the roof may crack and break, which can cause the solar panel to detach.

What owners of affected products should do

Dealers will replace the brackets, free of charge. Tiffin expects to mail owner notification letters on March 22, 2024. Owners of affected RVs may contact Tiffin customer service at 1-256-356-8661. Tiffin’s number for this recall is TIF-136

 2022-2024 Allegro Bay motorhomes

House batteries could shift during transport and cause a fire -300 Units Affected

The standard house batteries may shift position during travel, which can cause the battery terminals to contact the steel hold-down bar and create a fire hazard.

What owners of affected products should do

Dealers will install a new battery hold-down bar and angle brackets, free of charge. Tiffin expects to have owner notification letters in the mail on April 1.

2022 Allegro Bay, 2022 Phaeton, 2022 Allegro Red

Driver’s seat base could move in crash – 16 Units Affected

The driver seat base may not have been properly welded on certain motorhomes. As a result, the seat could move or detach in a crash, and increase the risk of injury.

What owners of affected products should do

Tiffin will notify owners by mail and advise you to take your motorhome to either a Tiffin dealership or an authorized service facility to inspect and, if necessary, replace the driver seat base.

Jayco Motorhomes

  • 2023 Entegra Expanse LI
  • 2023 Solstice
  • 2023 Solstice LI
Awning Defect – 13 Units affected

The retractable awning may extend unintentionally during transit.

What owners of affected products should do

Dealers will install a wedge to support the internal components in the gearbox and replace the motor as necessary, free of charge. Jayco expects to mail out owner notification letters on Feb. 29.

2020-2023 Entegra Anthem, Aspire, Cornerstone and Reatta XL

Driver’s seat could loosen and detach – 13 units affected

The pedestal mounting plate on the driver’s seat could cause the plate to separate and the seat assembly to loosen or detach due to a faulty weld.

As such, these seat assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems” and number 210, “Seat belt assembly anchorages.”

What owners of affected products should do

Dealers will inspect for a missing weld and replace the pedestal as necessary, free of charge. Jayco expects to have owner notification letters mailed by March 1.

Gulf Stream Coach Towables

Trail Boss 160FK Travel Trailers

Certification label lists incorrect tire size and pressure.

Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. (Gulf Stream) is recalling certain 2024 Trail Boss 160FK trailers. The the federal certification label lists the incorrect tire size and tire pressure. This could lead to the wrong size tires being used, creating a safety hazard.

As such, these trailers fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims” and 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

What owners of affected products should do

Dealers will mail replacement federal certification labels to customers, free of charge. Gulf Stream expects to mail owner notification letters on March 1.

Conclusion

If your RV is affected by an RV recall, you’ll be contacted by the RV manufacturer or by your dealer. Since RV recalls are related to safety, it’s important to take the recommended actions as soon as possible to rectify the issue.

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