The following recall notices are from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). To search for recalls, investigations, and complaints by vehicle year, make, model, and VIN, visit www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchSafetyIssues. NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Hotline is (888) 327-4236. More detailed versions of the recall notices below are published on www.familyrvingmag.com.
Ford Motor Company
Recall 18V-389: Certain 2018 F-650 and F-750 trucks manufactured from January 26, 2018, to March 13, 2018. The brake circuit hose assemblies located between the master cylinder and the hydraulic control unit may have been manufactured without anticorrosion plating on the coupling fittings of the hoses, which can lead to premature corrosion and a brake fluid leak. Recall start: July 9, 2018. Ford recall number: 18S19. Ford, (866) 436-7332.
Forest River Inc.
Recall 18V-354: Certain 2019 Coachmen Chaparral, Chaparral Lite, and Brookstone fifth-wheels and Shasta Phoenix fifth wheels manufactured from April 2018 to May 2018. The propane bottle ring may not have a deep enough pierce punch to bind the metal strap, possibly causing the propane tank to detach. Forest River, (574) 825-8360.
Recall 18V-357: 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. Recall start: June 4, 2018. Freelander and Leprechaun, (574) 825-8602; Forester and Sunseeker, (574) 206-7600.
Recall 18V-361: Certain 2019 Wildcat fifth-wheels and travel trailers manufactured from April 2018 to May 2018. The RVs were equipped with Load Range D tires instead of Load Range E tires. Forest River, (503) 831-5410.
Recall 18V-386: Certain 2019 Salem and Wildwood travel trailers manufactured from May 2018 to June 2018. The axle equalizer can allow the axle to contact the chassis. Recall start: June 27, 2018. Forest River, (574) 534-4058.
Grand Design RV LLC
Recall 18V-399: Certain 2018-2019 Solitude fifth-wheels manufactured from October 26, 2017, to May 25, 2018, and equipped with an optional pull-out outside kitchen. The propane gas line for the optional kitchen may contact the underside of the hot grill. Recall start: July 16, 2018. Grand Design recall number: 900013. Grand Design, (574) 825-9679.
Recall 18V-364: Certain 2018-2019 Eagle, Eagle HT, North Point, Pinnacle, Talon, and Seismic fifth-wheels manufactured from April 20, 2018, to May 23, 2018. The strap that secures the propane tank may separate from its buckle. Recall start: August 1, 2018. Jayco recall number: 9901385. Jayco, (574) 825-5861, extension 4966.
Keystone RV Company
Recall 18V-383: Certain 2018-2019 Keystone Cougar fifth-wheels and travel trailers manufactured from July 25, 2017, to May 22, 2018, and equipped with an outdoor propane grill. The grill is installed in a wooden assembly that may lack sufficient clearance from the heated area. Recall start: July 31, 2018. Keystone recall number: 18-322. Keystone, (866) 425-4369.
Recall 18V-387: Certain 2018-2019 Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex, and King Aire motorhomes manufactured from January 29, 2018, to May 31, 2018. The windshield wipers may have an incorrect bend, possibly preventing the wiper arms from properly contacting the windshield. Recall start: August 8, 2018. Newmar, (800) 731-8300.
Northwood Manufacturing Inc.
Recall 18V-373: Certain 2019 Nash 24M travel trailers manufactured from March 29, 2018, to May 7, 2018, and Nash 29S travel trailers manufactured from April 23, 2018, to June 4, 2018. The tires may rub against the shocks. Recall start: July 2018. Northwood recall number: 2018-001. Northwood, (800) 766-6274.
Spartan Motors USA
Recall 18V-384: Certain 2016-2019 Spartan Specialty Vehicles K2 and K3 motorhome chassis manufactured from December 19, 2014, to February 2, 2018. A tag axle tire may sustain damage as a result of contact with the diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) fill mounting bracket. Recall start: June 25, 2018. Spartan recall number: 1806. Spartan, (855) 589-9836.
Recall 18V-362: Certain 2019 Telluride fifth-wheels manufactured from April 23, 2018, to May 22, 2018. The strap that secures the propane tank may separate from its buckle. Recall start: August 1, 2018. Starcraft recall number: 9902385. Starcraft, (800) 945-4787.
Thor Motor Coach
Recall 18V-385: Certain 2019 Four Winds, Chateau, Freedom Elite, Majestic, Outlaw, Quantum, and Vegas motorhomes manufactured from March 12, 2018, to May 2, 2018, and built on modified Ford E-450 chassis. The U-bolts on the rear axle that hold the leaf spring and rear axle together may have been insufficiently tightened. Thor recall number: RC000156. Thor, (877) 855-2867.