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Forest River recalls 674 RVs for vehicle exceeding GVWR

Forest River recalls 674 RVs for vehicle exceeding GVWR

WASHINGTON — Forest River is recalling certain 2007-2017 Turtle Top Odyssey, Odyssey XL, Odyssey LT, Terra Transit, Terra Transport, Terra Transport XL, Vanterra, Vanterra XL, and Vanterra XLT transit buses manufactured with one or more extra seats. When the vehicle is fully loaded with passengers, cargo and fuel, the vehicle may exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will remove the additional seat(s), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Oct. 23. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1.800.296.2105. Forest River’s number for this recall is 71-0507.

SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration press release

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

One comment

  1. So now you bought a bus and it cannot carry a full load of passengers, loss of planned revenue.

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