NHTSA Recalls: October 31, 2016
October 31, 2016
Filed under RV News
The following recalls have been issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):
Entegra Coach is recalling certain model year 2017 Cornerstone motorhomes manufactured April 13, 2016, to August 25, 2016. The affected vehicles have a power-steering pump that may have an occasional loss of output power resulting in reduced or intermittent loss of power steering assist. An intermittent loss of power steering assist could increase the risk of a crash. Entegra will notify owners, and Qualified Spartan Service Centers will replace the power steering pumps, free of charge. The recall is schedule to begin in October 2016. Owners may contact Entegra customer service at 800-945-4787. Entegra’s number for this recall is 9903325.
Forest River Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Coachmen Galleria motorhomes, manufactured October 27, 2015, through August 31, 2016. The affected vehicles have an incorrect Cargo Carrying Capacity Federal placard indicating two seat-belted locations when the vehicle has up to five additional designated seating areas, causing the cargo capacity listed to be inaccurate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” The incorrect cargo capacity information may result in the vehicle being overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will adhere a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on December 5, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 574-825-8628. Forest River’s number for this recall is 225-10062016-0253.
Newmar Corporation is recalling certain model year 2012-2017 Canyon Star motor homes manufactured September 7, 2011, to September 6, 2016 and equipped with wheelchair lifts. Incorrect bolts may have been used to install the wheelchair lift base. These bolts may unexpectedly break allowing the lift to move. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 404, “Platform Lift Installations.” Unintentional movement of the wheelchair lift can cause injury to the lift occupant and/or the lift operator. Newmar will notify owners, and Newmar service facilities will replace the wheelchair lift base mounting bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 12, 2016. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 800-731-8300.
Owners of any of the above vehicles may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY 800-424-9153), or visit www.safercar.gov.