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Forest River recalls 358,584 RVs for clogged fire extinguisher

Forest River recalls 358,584 RVs for clogged fire extinguisher

WASHINGTON — Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2003-2018 Forest River Berkshire, Charleston, Rockport, Cedar Creek, Cherokee, Riverstone, Salem, Sandpiper, Sierra, Vengeance, Wildcat, Wildwood, XLR Boost, Cargo Mate, Continental Cargo, motorhomes, recreational trailers, toyhaulers, cargo trailers and restroom trailers and 2009-2018 Coachmen Mirada, Pursuit, Concord, Leprechaun, Freelander, Orion and Prism motorhomes, 2009-2017 Coachmen Apex and Catalina recreational trailers, and 2013-2017 Shasta Oasis and Revere recreational trailers, equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button ‘Pindicator’ Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit:


Forest River will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Jan. 18. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-800-348-7440, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-0544.

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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