NHTSA February 2018 Vehicle Recalls: 14 [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Monday, February 5, 2018, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of fourteen (14) vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the fourteen (14) recalls the NHTSA has announced this February comes news of the following:

Forest River, Inc. (“Forest River”) has recalled an estimated 1,077 model year 2018 Rockwood and Flagstaff and Coachmen Freedom Express Recreational Trailers and 2017-2018 Palomino and XLR ToyHauler and Coachmen Viking Recreational Trailers equipped with a Smart-Jack model Power Tongue jack. The laminated plastic touch pad on the Jack may crack or separate allowing water to enter, potentially causing the Jack to operate unintentionally.

According to the NHTSA, if the tongue jack retracts or extends unexpectedly, there could be an increased risk of a crash or injury.

What to do next? Forest River will notify registered owners, and a Forest River or a Lippert dealer will replace the power tongue jack, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9, 2018. Rockwood and Flagstaff Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-5164; XLR ToyHauler owners can call 1-574-642-0432; Viking owners can call 1-269-467-4600; Freedom Express owners can call 1-574-825-8205; Palomino owners can call 1-269-432-3246. Lippert Customer service can be reached at 1-574-538-4514 or by email at recall@lci1.com. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-0610.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V051000
Recalls Direct RIN: 9743-2018
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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