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Winnebago recalls 5,057 RVs to fix Axxess radios

Winnebago recalls 5,057 RVs to fix Axxess radios

WASHINGTON — Winnebago Industries is recalling 5,057 2014 to 2017 Winnebago View, VIA, ERA, and Itasca Navion motorhomes. The affected vehicles have an Axxess radio volume control module that may interfere with the chassis electrical system, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported.

The Axxess radio volume control module and affect electrical system functions, possibly causing an engine shutdown, power loss, illumination of malfunction indicator warning lights, and interfere with the restraint system, NHTSA warned. These scenarios can increase the risk of a crash or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Remedy

Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will remove the Axxess radio volume control module, free of charge. The manufacturer has not provided a recall notification schedule. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 800.537.1885.

SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration press release

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Greg Gerber is the editor and founder of RV Daily Report. A native of Madison, Wis., he moved to Phoenix in 2009 to escape the endless winters and wicked humidity of the six-week "summer" season. He's a DODO -- Dad of Daughter's Only -- who would crawl across the desert on his hands and knees for an In-N-Out Double Double. He has visited every state except Hawaii and is anxiously waiting for some RV company to host a conference in the Aloha State.

One comment

  1. Also your “Handsfree” is gone to with the removal of the module! If you have your cellphone on the Bluetooth system you now have to take your eyes off the road to touch the screen to answer a call, instead a botton on the steering wheel. And! They are not offering the new system that they have started putting on the 2017 models that repairs this problem to people with the old module system that are still under factory warranty! Not what we paid for Winnebago!!!

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