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Forest River recalls 157 RVs for insufficient safety chains installed

Forest River recalls 157 RVs for insufficient safety chains installed

WASHINGTON — Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forest River XLR Toyhauler recreational trailers, models XLT25KW, XLT25KW-W, XLT28KW and XLT28KW-W. The safety chains on these vehicles do not exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of the trailer.

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the safety chains with chains that exceed the vehicle’s GVWR, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 23. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-0432. Forest River’s number for this recall is 45-0645.

SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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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.

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