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Heartland RV recalls 5210 RVs for clogged fire extinguisher

Heartland RV recalls 5210 RVs for clogged fire extinguisher

WASHINGTON — Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Elkridge, North Country, North Trail FW, 2011 Big Country, Bighorn, Caliber, Country Ridge, Cyclone, Edge, Focus, Graystone, Landmark, MPG, North Trail TT, Road Warrior, Sundance, Sundance TT, Sundance XLT FW, Sundance XLT TT, Trail Runner, 2018 Fuel TT, 2016-2018 Sundance XLT TT, and Torque TT recreational vehicles, equipped with certain 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: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf

Remedy

Heartland will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Jan. 22. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1.877.262.8032, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1.855.271.0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.

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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