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Forest River recalls 487 RVs to fix axle hanger

(June 5, 2017) -- Forest River is recalling 487 2014 XLR Hyperlite toyhaulers because the vehicles have an axle equalizer knurled bolt (axle shackle locating bolt) that may not be properly seated in the chassis axle hanger, NHTSA reported. Read More »

Craven draws upon dealer experience to design RVs

(June 1, 2017) -- Kris Craven is the national sales manager for Forest River's all-new Impression fifth wheel. For nearly 20 years, with oversight of both sales and service, Craven played a key role in the family-owned RV dealership, Rollin-On RVs. The dealership, located in Schererville, Ind. Read More »

Forest River fire damage assessed at $279,000

(May 16, 2017) -- Fire personnel arrived on scene to find flames shooting through the roof on the front portion of the building . The remainder of the roof collapsed within a few minutes, causing large sections of wall to collapse as well, the South Bend Tribune reported. Read More »

Fifth wheel buyer sues manufacturer, dealer

(March 29, 2017) -- Georgia resident Curtis D. Cagle filed a complaint on Oct. 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against defendants Forest River and Dixie Motors, alleging that they violated the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, according to the Louisiana Record. Read More »

Consumers allege purchased RV is defective

(March 28, 2017) -- Ryan C. Hardin and Robert J. Hardin filed a complaint on March 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Forest River and Southern RV and Bank of the West alleging violation of Louisiana Redhibition Laws, The Louisiana Record reported. Read More »

Forest River recalls 11 RVs to correct axle label

(March 20, 2017) -- The federal placard indicates that the trailers have axles that have a capacity of 7,000 lbs when their actual capacity is 6,000 lbs. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification," NHTSA explained. Read More »

Forest River recalls 50 RVs to fix slideroom bracket

(March 13, 2017) -- Forest River is recalling 50 2017 Rockwood and Flagstaff recreational trailers because the slide room mounting bracket on these vehicles may contact the driver side front tire, potentially damaging it and causing tire deflation, NHTSA warned. Read More »

Forest River recalls 17 RVs to fix vent

(March 7, 2017) -- The lower sidewall vent for the refrigerator was improperly installed, allowing propane gas to enter the vehicle. A propane leak into the interior of the vehicle in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire or explosion. Read More »

Forest River modifies parts policy for dealers

(March 1, 2017) -- Rather than requiring dealers obtain warranty parts from the company, Forest River is encouraging dealers to procure parts in the most expeditious manner in order to get the customers’ coach repaired in the shortest amount of time possible and back on the road. Read More »