'NHTSA’ Releases Latest RV Recalls List
Report: ‘NHTSA’ Releases Latest RV Recalls List
June 12, 2017 by*RVBusiness
Editor’s Note: The following is the latest RV recall list compiled by the National Highway Safety Association (NHTSA).
• VanLeigh RV (VanLeigh) is recalling 815*2015-2018 Vilano fifth-wheel recreational trailers. Because the winch that supports the spare tire may not be properly fastened to the trailer, the trailer’s spare tire could fall off while unit is in motion. For additional information click*here.
• Forest River Inc. is recalling 11*2016-2017 Vibe recreational trailers, model ORVBT236RBS-64. The Federal Placard has incorrect rear tire information, indicating ST205/75R15C tires inflated to 50psi, when the actual tires are size ST225/75R15D inflated to 65psi. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”*For additional information click*here.
•*Daimler Vans USA LLC is recalling 1,257*2016 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles equipped with reinforced front axles. The affected vehicles have tire labels on the B-pillar that list a tire pressure that is too low.*For additional information click*here.
•*Forest River is recalling 100*2016-2017 XLR toy hauler recreational trailers, models XLT23KW and WZXLT23KW. These vehicles were built with axle equalizers that are too short.*For additional information click*here.