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Old 03-01-2024, 07:54 PM   #1
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2021 RPod R192 front shade recall

How can I find the front window shade recall for a 2021 RPod R192
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Old 03-01-2024, 10:12 PM   #2
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https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2022/MC-10222193-0001.pdf


TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
DEPARTMENT OF COMPLIANCE VEHICLE SAFETY AND RECALL MANAGEMENT BUILDING 11
423 N MAIN ST
MIDDLEBURY, INDIANA 46540-9218
Technical Service Bulletin: 80-1548
O Integrity
O Safety O Quality
<<OWNER NAME/DEALERNAME>> <<ADDRESS>>
<<CITY>>, <<ST>> <<ZIP-XXX>>
O Customer Service
Dear Forest River Customer:
Forest River is alerting you to an issue involving certain 2021-2023 Rpod travel trailer recreational vehicles. Please see the information below which describes the issue and provides you with details on the steps you should take to have your vehicle repaired.
WHAT IS THE ISSUE?
The front window shade may droop.
OWNERS: WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?
Please contact your dealer without delay and request a service appointment to schedule the free repair. The vehicle Owner is responsible for making arrangements to have the work completed. Please state you have been notified by Forest River of the issue and provide the TSB number (located at the top of this page) to the dealership.
You may visit www.forestriverinc.com to search for dealer locations.
HOW LONG WILL THE REMEDY PROCESS TAKE?
The estimated time of repair is .50 hours. However, the dealership may need to keep your vehicle or schedule an appointment with you for a later date to fit into their regular service schedule.
DEALERS: WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?
Dealer Service Procedures are locate on Dealer Connect.
MAY FOREST RIVER ASSIST YOU FURTHER? Repair Codes:
80-1548 SB-499-15-00-004241 INSPECTION AND PERFORM REPAIR 1.0 HRS
WHAT IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY PAID FOR REPAIRS TO YOUR VEHICLE FOR THIS PARTICULAR CONDITION?
If you have already paid for a repair that is within the scope of this service bulletin, you may be eligible for a refund of previously paid repairs. Refunds will only be provided within the scope of this Technical Service Bulletin.
Please send the service invoice to the following address:
Rpod
Forest River, Inc.
Attn: WARRANTY MANAGER 1496 Geber St.
Ligonier, IN 46767
September 2022
This Notice applies to your vehicle VIN listed above.
CONTACT PHONE
RPOD CUSTOMER SERVICE
(574) 535-1546 ext. 37124
Pictures are required for the remedy and/or inspection after installation.
Pictures of the remedy are a condition of payment in which must be provided with a claim against the repair code(s).
TSB REPAIR CODE DESCRIPTION TIME NUMBER
80-1548
SB-499-05-00-004240
INSPECTION ONLY
.10 HRS.
Sincerely,
Forest River Office of Corporate Compliance
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TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 80-1548 REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS
Make(s): R. POD
Model(s): MANY, SEE BELOW Model Year(s): 2021 - 2023
Repair Code: SB-499-15-00-004241 Allotted Time: 1.00 HRS.
Inspection Code: SB-499-05-00-004240 Allotted Time: .10 HRS.
Concern:
The front window shade may be missing mounting clips.
Photo(s) Required: YES, PRE/POST REMEDY Prior Authorization Required: YES
Part(s) Number: F100351981
Part(s) Return: N/A
Disconnect the vehicles’ battery Positive and Negative, disconnect any House battery(s) Positive and
Negative, if equipped with a generator ensure it is off and lastly, ensure the vehicle is disconnected from
shore power. Block any tires/wheels to prevent the vehicle from rolling. Failure to do so may result in
electrocution, fire or other personal injury, property damage and/or death.
CERTAIN 2021 – R. POD - RPT171, RPT180, RPT189, RPT190, RPT192, RPT193, RPT195, RPT196, RPT202
CERTAIN 2022 – R. POD - RPT153, RPT171, RPT180, RPT189, RPT190, RPT192, RPT193, RPT195, RPT196, RPT201, RPT202 CERTAIN 2023 – R. POD - RPT171, RPT180, RPT190
INSPECTION:
STEP 1: EXAMINE THE FRONT WINDOW SHADE TO INSURE 4 WALL CLIPS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AND SECURED WITH SCREWS TO THE UPPER FRAME RAIL OF THE SHADE/SCREEN ASSEMBLY.
• THE WALL CLIPS NEED TO BE INSTALLED LEVEL AND WITHIN 1.5” OF THE INDICATED SPACING (SEE FIGURE 1).
• IN SOME CASES THE SCREWS ARE NOT ENGAGED WITH THE WALL CLIPS SO IT IS IMPORTANT TO INSURE THE SCREWS ARE
INDEED DRIVEN INTO THE CLIPS.
• SLIGHTLY TUGGING ON THE FRAME RAIL AT THE CLIP LOCATIONS WILL REVEAL IF THEY ARE PROPERLY DRIVEN.
• USE CARE NOT TO APPLY EXCESSIVE FORCE AS THE SCREWS MAY BE PULLED OUT OF THE CLIPS. SEE FIGURES 1, 2, AND 3
BELOW FOR REFERENCE. FIGURE 1 – WALL CLIP PLACEMENT
WALL CLIPS MEASUREMENTS (TYP.)
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TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 80-1548 REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS
Make(s): R. POD
Model(s): MANY, SEE BELOW Model Year(s): 2021 - 2023
Repair Code: SB-499-15-00-004241 Allotted Time: 1.00 HRS.
Inspection Code: SB-499-05-00-004240 Allotted Time: .10 HRS.
Concern:
The front window shade may be missing mounting clips.
Photo(s) Required: YES, PRE/POST REMEDY Prior Authorization Required: YES
Part(s) Number: F100351981
Part(s) Return: N/A
FIGURE 2 – PROPERLY INSTALLED WALL CLIP FIGURE 3 – PROPERLY INSTALLED WALL CLIP SECUREMENT SCREW
REMEDY:
STEP 1: IF WALL CLIPS ARE MISSING, SPACED INCORRECTLY, NOT LEVEL, OR THE SECUREMENT SCREWS ARE NOT DRIVEN INTO THE CLIPS THE ISSUES WILL NEED TO BE REMEDIED. WALL CLIPS CAN BE RELOCATED AND/OR ADDED WITHOUT REMOVING THE SHADE FROM THE WALL.
FIGURE 4 – WALL CLIP HARDWARE (KIT # F100351981)
WALL CLIPS
WALL CLIP INSTALLATION SCREWS
WALL CLIP SECUREMENT SCREWS
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Moved thread from the Tech and Repair section to the Rpod sub-forum since the OP's post is specific to Rpods.
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