The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls:
Braxton Creek RV
Tire PSI Information too High on Label
The occupant could over inflate the tire, increasing the risk of a crash.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 702
Braxton Creek RV is recalling certain 2020 Bushwhacker and Bushwhacker Plus travel trailers. The tire data sticker incorrectly states that the tires should have 65 PSI. The tires have a maximum pressure of 50 PSI.
Braxton will notify owners and will send new tire labels with the correct PSI information, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2020. Owners may contact Braxton customer service at 1-260-768-7932.
Inadequate Warmup Protection
A damaged engine block may leak oil, which can contact hot engine or exhaust components, increasing the risk of a fire.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 79
Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain 2020-2021 Dynamax Isata vehicles. Inadequate warmup protection can cause a lack of oil film on the engine connecting rod bearings while the engine is reaching operating temperature. This can result in engine damage and connecting rod failure, which could potentially puncture the engine block.
Forest River will notify owners, and FCA dealers will reprogram the engine calibration software to enhance the engine warm up protection, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 6, 2020. Owners may contact FCA customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-1234. FCA’s number for this recall is W57.
Incorrect Tire Size and GAWR Rating/FMVSS 110
Incorrect tire and GAWR information may cause the vehicle to be overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3
Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2021 Jay Feather X213 “J3” Baja type recreational trailers. The tire size and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) information on the tire and certification labels might be incorrect, possibly resulting in the vehicle being overloaded. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”
Jayco mailed the corrected labels to owners. Owners have the option to replace the labels or have the repair performed at a dealership, free of charge. The recall began Oct. 6, 2020. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-617-776-0344. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9901523.
Front Leveling Jacks May Fail
If the front jacks fail, an unexpected drop can occur, increasing the risk of an injury.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 48
Newmar Corp. is recalling certain 2021 Essex, Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, and London Aire motorhomes. The front leveling jacks may not be fastened correctly to the chassis, possibly causing the jacks to fail to support the weight of the motorhome.
Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the leveling jacks as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 28, 2020. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300.
- October 19th- NHTSA Issues Recalls Affecting Jayco, Forest River, Keystone - October 19, 2020
- October 12th- NHTSA Issues Recalls Affecting Braxton Creek, Forest River, Jayco, Newmar - October 13, 2020
- October 5th- NHTSA Issues Recalls Affecting Airstream, Braxton Creek, Forest River, Newmar - October 5, 2020