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Heartland recalls 603 RVs to prevent LP gas leak

WASHINGTON — Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling 603 2017 Cyclone and Road Warrior toy haulers equipped with a Furrion cook top, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported today. The liquid propane (LP) hose that is connected to the cook top may be angled incorrectly, causing excessive pressure on the hose fitting and the gas valve, potentially resulting in a propane leak. A propane leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire, NHTSA warned. Remedy Heartland will notify owners, and dealers will install a flexible gas connector from the cook top to the LP hose, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 877.262.8032. Heartland’s number for this recall is 99.01.33. SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration bulletin Read More »

Heartland recalls three RVs to correct label

(Feb. 21, 2017) -- Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling three 2017 Sundance recreation trailers because the federal certification label on these vehicles may not have the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) listed on the label, NHTSA warned. Read More »

Cruiser RV recalls 34 to move furnace port

(Feb. 20, 2017) -- Cruiser RV s recalling 34 2016-2017 Boss recreation trailers because the affected vehicles have a vertically-mounted furnace installed so the exhaust ports may be at the top of the furnace instead of at the bottom, NHTSA warned. Read More »

REV recalls 391 motorhomes to address fuel leak

(Feb. 20, 2017) -- In the affected vehicles, the spring shackle bolt may contact the fuel filler components or the fuel vent tubing causing a hole, potentially resulting in a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire, NHTSA warned. Read More »

Truma recalls BBQ gas valves in the UK

(Feb. 20, 2017) -- Leaks in the Truma gas outdoor socket and two gas removal valves can cause gas to leak uncontrollably from the affected products. In unfavorable circumstances, this can lead to gas deflagration and injuries. The company claims it has not yet heard of such a case. Read More »

Highland Ridge recalls 148 RVs for axle alignment

(Feb. 15, 2017) -- Highland Ridge RV is recalling 148 2016-2017 Open Range fifth wheel vehicles because the axle hangers on the affected vehicles may puncture the riser tube wall, allowing the axle to shift and become misaligned, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported. Read More »

Jayco recalls 93 units to fix break away switch

(Feb. 15, 2017) -- In the affected vehicles, the break away switch may not be properly wired. If the breakaway switch does not function correctly due to improper wiring and the trailer disconnects from the tow vehicle during transit, the fifth wheel brakes will not automatically apply, increasing the risk of a crash, NHTSA warned. Read More »

Jayco recalls 25 RVs to address propane manifold

(Feb. 13, 2017) -- The LP manifold was mounted to the fifth wheel frame directly above the axle assembly and the suspension U-bolts. Impact from the axle can crack the LP manifold resulting in a propane gas leak. An LP gas leak can increase the risk of a fire, NHTSA warned. 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 »

REV Group recalls 886 units to fix seat belt anchor

(Feb. 7, 2017) -- In the affected motor coaches and motorhomes, the seat belt anchorage hardware may pull out of the floor framing in the event of a crash. In the event of sudden breaking or a crash, the seat belts may detach from the floor framing, increasing the risk of injury. Read More »

Airstream recalls 82 towables to fix tire label

(Feb. 7, 2017) -- The federal certification label and tire placards on these vehicles have incorrect information. The incorrect information on the labels could cause an owner to over inflate the tires, possibly resulting in a tire blowout and increasing the risk of crash, NHTSA warned. Read More »