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Old 06-06-2016, 12:00 PM   #1
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coachmen recall

NHTSA Campaign ID Number : 16V267
Manufacturer : Forest River, Inc.
Make / Model Years : COACHMEN / 2007-2014
FOREST RIVER / 2007-2014
Subject : Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
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Old 06-07-2016, 10:12 AM   #2
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Thanks for the post however it lacks too much info to be useful. The actual recall effects a whopping 77 units and is described as follows:
SUMMARY:
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2007-2014 Solera, and Coachmen Prism vehicles, built on Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter chassis. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
CONSEQUENCE:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
REMEDY:
Forest River will notify owners, and either Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Interim notices will be sent beginning June 28, 2016. A second notice will be sent when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-877-496-3691 or may call the Sprinter/Takata hotline at 1-877-496-3691. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-04262016-0182.
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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).
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