Forest River recalls 144 RVs for insufficient u-bolt torque

WASHINGTON — Forest River is recalling certain 2018 Forest River Rockport, Elkhart Coach ECE4 and Glaval Bus Commute, and 2018-2019 Starcraft Bus Allstar, Allstar MVP, Senator II and Senator II MVP transit buses. The U-bolts on the rear axle that hold the leaf spring and rear axle together may have been insufficiently tightened.


Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the tightness of the U-bolt, replacing or tightening the U-bolt as necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 27, 2018. Owners may contact Rockport customer service at 1-888-711-1600, Glaval customer service at 1-800-445-2825, Starcraft customer service at 1-800-348-7440, and Elkhart customer service at 1-866- 478-7652. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-0752.

SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Rebecca Smith

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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