The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls:
Motor in Bedlift System May Fail
If the bed releases unexpectedly from the stowed position while moving, it could contact the driver and possibly block their vision, increasing the risk of a crash and injury.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 165
Jayco is recalling certain 2021 Vision, Emblem, Vision XL, Alante, Precept, and Precept Prestige recreational vehicles, equipped with a Power Bedlift System. The bedlift motor may fail because of internal gear failure, causing the overhead bunk bed to release from the stowed position.
Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bed motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 30, 2020. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-617-776-0344. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9903525.
Keystone RV .
Inverter may be Wired Incorrectly
If the inverter is turned on, and energizes the shore power connection, it can increase the risk of injury.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,278
Keystone is recalling certain 2020-2021 Cougar trailers equipped with the Off the Grid (OTG) Solar package. The inverter may have been incorrectly wired, causing power to energize the shore power connection, when in use.
Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will test the function of the inverter and rewire it as needed, free of charge. Their recall is expected to begin Dec. 18, 2020. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 20-389.
Thor Motor Coach
Transfer Switch May Malfunction
If the transfer switch continues to be used, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 59
Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Four Winds Montecito 38D, 38E, 40J, 42B, 42C motorhomes, equipped with an Iota ITS-50R transfer switch. The transfer switch may experience a heat related failure because it was exposed to high electrical loads when used in higher ambient temperatures.
TMC will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Iota ITS-50R transfer switch with a different brand of switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Jan. 3, 2021. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC’s number for this recall is RC000205.
Winnebago Industries, Inc.
Weld Nut Installed Incorrectly/FMVSS 210
In the event of a crash, the shoulder belt upper anchorage may not provide adequate protection to the passenger, increasing the risk of injury.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,806
Winnebago is recalling certain 2012-2021 Era 170X vehicles. The weld nut was installed on the wrong side of the bracket where the shoulder belt attaches, reducing the retention strength of the seat belt.
Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will coordinate the inspection of affected units and the installation of a serrated flange nut in the intended weld nut location, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Dec. 21, 2020. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-800-798-2002.
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