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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:
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.
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.
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.
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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