Report Receipt Date: MAY 11, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V285000
Component(s): STEERING , SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 38
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Manufacturer: Forest River, Inc.
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Berkshire recreational vehicles manufactured May 29, 2015, to April 26, 2016 and built on Daimler Trucks chassis. The front sway bar mounting brackets may not fit properly on the axle causing the mounting bolts to bend or loosen.
If the sway bar bolts loosen, the sway bar may detach from the axle, affecting the handling and increasing the risk of a crash.
Forest River will notify owners, and Daimler Trucks dealers will modify the mounting of the sway bar, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 4, 2016. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. Forest River's number for this recall is 40-05032016-0183.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to Home | Safercar -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)