The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls:
Incorrect Information on Placard/FMVSS 110 & 567
If inflated per printed information the tires could be underinflated, which can increase the risk of a crash.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5
Airstream is recalling certain 2021 Basecamp 16 trailers. The information printed on the Federal Certification and Tire Placard is 255/55R18 – 50 PSI, when the correct information is ST225/75R15E – 80 PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims” and 567, “Certification.”
Airstream will notify owners, and dealers and will install corrected labels, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 22, 2020. Owners may contact Airstream customer service at 1-877-596-6505 or 1-937-596-6111 ext. 7401 or 7411.
Braxton Creek RV
Trailer Floor may Separate from Frame
If not secured by the lag bolts, the body of the trailer could shift or separate from the frame, increasing the risk of a crash, injury or death.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 620
Braxton is recalling certain 2020-2021 Bushwhacker 10FB and 2021 Bushwhacker 10SS travel trailers. The lag bolts are of an insufficient size and may pull through the floor, causing the floor to separate from the frame of the trailer.
Braxton will notify owners, and dealers will bolt the floor onto the frame using 3/8-inch x 2-inch bolts and washers with a lock nut, free of charge. The recall was expected to begin Oct. 2, 2020. Owners may contact Braxton customer service at 1-260-768-7932.
Breakaway Switch Wired Incorrectly
If the brakes of the trailer do not engage, it can result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,397
Forest River is recalling certain 2018-2021 Wildwood, Salem, and 2020 Sonoma travel trailers. The break-away safety switch may not be wired to constant power, which can cause the trailer brakes to not activate in the event of a trailer separation from the tow vehicle.
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will rewire the breakaway switch, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. Owners may contact Forest customer service at 1-909-873-3777. Forest River’s number for this recall is 67A-1230.
Cooktop Flame May Become Inverted
An inverted flame can increase the risk of a fire.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 551
Forest River is recalling certain 2021 Salem and Wildwood recreational trailers. The flame on the cooktop may become inverted, due to the cooktop not being isolated from the furnace return air.
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will add sealant to the gaps in the paneling that are allowing the return air from the furnace to cause the inverted flame, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 6, 2020. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-574-534-3167. Forest River’s number for this recall is 72-1232.
Tire Valve Stem Extension May Become Damaged
Extensive damage to the valve stem extension may result in a loss of tire pressure of the inner wheel, increasing the risk of a crash.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 350
Newmar is recalling certain 2021 Canyon Star and 2018-2019 Ventana motorhomes built on chassis supplied by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). The tire valve stem extension for the inner wheel may come in contact with the outer wheel rim opening and become damaged.
Newmar will notify owners, and DTNA facilities will repair the vehicles, free of charge. The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 17, 2020. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300. Newmar’s number for this recall is 20V-529.
- 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