2014 FR3 Lippert Steps Recall
Just received this from Good Sam's, looks like their finally going to do something about the Lippert Steps.
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V798000 Manufacturer: Forest River, Inc. Model Year: 2014 Make: FOREST RIVER Model: FR3 Recall Date: 20151125 Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE Potential # of Units Affected: 9687 Summary: Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2014 FR3, 2009 Forest River Encore, Sportscoach Elite, and Aurora, 2008-2009 Cruise Master, 2012-2015 Aviator, 2007-2014 Georgetown, 2007-2009 Legend, 2008-2012 Ridgeview, 2008-2014 Cross Country, 2010-2014 Coachmen Encounter, 2009-2014 Pathfinder, Solera, Mirada, Prism, and Pursuit motorhomes. The affected vehicles are equipped with certain Lippert-brand Coachstep Double and Triple Electric Steps. These steps use a bolt to attach the fan gear assembly to the steps. This bolt may fracture allowing the fan gear to disengage from the steps. As a result, the steps may not remain in the expected position and may be unstable. Consequence: Unstable entry and exit steps increase the risk of injury. Remedy: Forest River will notify owners and dealers will install a retainer bracket to reinforce the operating mechanism, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 19, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service number at 1-574-389-4600. Forest River''s number for this recall is 51-11102015-0109. Or owners can contact Lippert Components at 1-574-537-8900.
Jim & Cyndi
2014 FR3 30DS
2005 Dodge Dakota 4WD