Forest River

(Aug. 6, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forest River Prime Time recreational trailers. The Federal Placard incorrectly states that the tire pressure should be 65PSI when the correct tire pressure is 80PSI.

(Aug. 6, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2016 Forest River Forester, 2014-2016 Forest River Sunseeker and Coachmen Leprechaun, 2014 Coachmen Concord, and 2014-2017 Coachmen Freelander vehicles, built on Chevrolet chassis and equipped with power windows.

(Aug. 6, 2018) — Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forest River Wildwood, and 2016-2019 Forest River Salem recreational trailers. The outside auxiliary shower faucet cover may cover the water heater exhaust panel when opened.

(Aug. 6, 2018) — Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Prime Time recreational trailers. The stove is not isolated from the furnace return air, which potentially causes an inverted flame on the cooktop.

(July 26, 2018) — Prime Time Manufacturing, a division of Elkhart, Indiana-based Forest River, Inc., will unveil its all-new Navi line of aggressively priced, light-weight conventional travel trailers soon.

(July 18, 2018) — A new division of RV manufacturer Forest River is setting up shop northwest of the city, according to our reporting partners at the South Bend Tribune.

(July 9, 2018) — Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019 Coachmen Viking recreational trailers, models T17BHS and T17FQS. The Federal Placard states that the tires have an inflation pressure of 65 PSI, when the tires actually require 75 PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”

(July 9, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2017-2019 Forest River Vengeance Rouge recreational trailers, models VGT25V-73 and VGT25V-73-W. These vehicles may be missing side marker lights in the middle of each side, reducing the visibility of the trailers to other drivers.

(July 9, 2018) — 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.

(July 9, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Wildcat recreational trailers. These trailers were equipped with Load Range D tires instead of Load Range E tires.

(July 9, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Forester and Sunseeker and Coachmen Leprechaun and Freelander motorhomes. The U-Bolts that secure the rear differential may not have been properly tightened, causing them to loosen over time and allowing the rear axles to shift.

(July 9, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Coachmen Chaparral, Chaparral Lite and Brookstone, and Shasta Phoenix recreational trailers. The liquid propane (LP) gas bottle ring on these trailers may not have a deep enough pierce punch to bind the metal strap, possibly resulting in the LP bottle detaching.

(July 9, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Salem and Wildwood recreational trailers. These vehicles are equipped with an axle equalizer that can allow the axle to contact the chassis.

(July 9, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2017-2018 Glaval Apollo, Commute, Concorde II, Entourage, Legacy, Primetime, Titan II, Titan II Low Floor, and Universal transit buses. A washer used in mounting the driver’s seat belt assembly may break, allowing the seat-belt to separate from the vehicle.

(June 26, 2018) — “Receiving this award for 12 consecutive years is a milestone of which we are very proud,” David Wright, president of Forest River Bus, states.

(June 20, 2018) — Forest River, Inc. has been fined by the Indiana Occupational Safety Health Administration for fall hazards at their Primetime facility on SR 19 in Wakarusa, according to an IOSHA complaint.

(June 14, 2018) — R-Pod, a division of Forest River, Inc., released a marketing video meant to highlight the importance of quality, innovation and versatility in the small trailer segment.

(May 20, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2018-2019 Coachmen Spirit recreational trailers, models SBT2963BH and SBT2342BH. The outdoor cooktop may have been installed without an liquid propane (LP) quick disconnect.

(May 20, 2018) — Forest River is recalling certain 2018 Glaval Bus Concorde II and Starcraft Bus XLT transit buses. The gear shift cable clip may not be properly seated, allowing the transmission to be in a different gear than indicated by the gear shift lever position.

(May 1, 2018) — The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin June 4. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1.574.206.7600. Forest River’s number for this recall is 68-0700.

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