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Forest River recalls 5 RVs for incorrect information on label

Forest River recalls 5 RVs for incorrect information on label

WASHINGTON — Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Forest River Surveyor recreational trailers, model ORSVT247BHDS. The Federal Placard on these vehicles incorrectly indicate a tire size of ST225/75R15D needing 65 PSI and a rim designation of 15X6.0JJ, however, the vehicle is actually equipped with ST205/75R14C tires needing 50 PSI and a rim designation of 14X5.5JJ. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

Remedy

Forest River has notified owners and provided a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall began on April 11. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1.574.642.3119 extension 205. Forest River’s number for this recall is 47-0698.

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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