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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 »

Forest River recalls 165 RVs to correct placard

(Feb. 7, 2017) -- The federal placards on these vehicles may indicate an incorrect tire and rim combination. Incorrect tire information can cause the tires to be over inflated, possibly resulting in a tire blowout and increasing the risk of a crash, NHTSA warned. Read More »

Forest River recalls 556 units for defective door weld

(Jan. 31, 2017) -- The hinge pin may separate from the hinge plate, leading the side of the door to shift. This condition could cause the springs to lift off the hinged end of the door and could cause the top of the door to swing down with more force than normal, increasing the risk of personal injury, NHTSA explained. Read More »

Forest River yet to deliver on promise of jobs

(Jan. 26, 2017) -- Forest River's business expansion that was supposed to be the largest economic development project to ever come to the Village of White Pigeon is a fraction of what was announced two years ago -- and it may be as big as it's going to get, Michigan Live reported. Read More »