The following recall notices are from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). To search for recalls, investigations, and complaints by vehicle year, make, and model, visit www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchSafetyIssues. NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Hotline is (888) 327-4236.
Ford Motor Company
Recall 18V-275: Certain 2015-2017 Transit vehicles manufactured from February 3, 2014, to August 2, 2017, and equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow module and corrode the wiring, causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short, and possible deployment of the seatbelt pretensioner. This is an expansion of NHTSA recall 17V-668. Ford expansion recall number: 17S34-S1. Recall start: May 2018. Ford, (866) 436-7332.
Forest River Inc.
Recall 18V-270: Certain 2018 Prime Time Manufacturing fifth-wheels, model WCF35MB, manufactured from January 15, 2018, to April 5, 2018. The federal placard states an incorrect gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), which led to an incorrectly calculated cargo carrying capacity. Recall start: May 3, 2018. Forest River recall number: 61-0704. Forest River, (574) 862-2589.
Gulf Stream Coach Inc.
Recall 18V-283: Certain 2017-2018 Conquest motorhomes, model 6280, built from March 8, 2016, to September 11, 2017. The federal placard may incorrectly state the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) as 14,500 pounds; the correct GVWR is 12,500 pounds. Recall start: May 2018. Gulf Stream recall number: 04052018. Gulf Stream, (800) 289-8787.
Recall 18V-242: Certain 2018-2019 Connect, Durango, Sidewinder, Sportsmen, Spree, Spree Escape, and Venom travel trailers manufactured from August 7, 2017, to April 17, 2018. The Solera Smart Arm awning may deploy while the RV is moving. Expected recall start: June 15, 2018. K.Z. recall number: KZ-2018-04. K.Z., (800) 768-4016, extension 153 or 154.
Recall 18V-261: Certain 2018-2019 Bighorn, Charger, and Colt horse trailers with living quarters manufactured from October 2, 2017, to April 20, 2018. The bolts that secure the ramps may be defective and break during use or while moving. Recall start: May 23, 2018. Lakota, (574) 848-1636.