US NHTSA Recalls: Forest River Recreational Trailers


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Sunday, February 9, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of twelve (12) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-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 twelve (12) recalls the NHTSA announced this February comes news of the following:

Logo - Forest River, Inc.Forest River, Inc. (“Forest River”), an Elkhart, Indiana establishment and subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway of Omaha, Nebraska, has recalled an estimated 218 model year 2020 Freedom Express, Salem, Stealth EVO, Vibe, Wildcat Maxx and Wildwood Recreational Trailers marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V049000 reports the emergency break-away switch in the recalled Recreational Trailers may fail.

According to the NHTSA, in the event of Trailer separation from the tow vehicle, a failed break-away switch will not apply the Trailer’s brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.

Forest River will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the break-away switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 13, 2020. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service toll-free at 1-503-831-5410 or 1-574-825-8205. Forest River’s designation for this recall is 51-1129.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Forest River, please search for “Forest River” or using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Freedom Express brand, please search for “Freedom” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Salem brand, please search for “Salem” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Stealth EVO brand, please search for “Stealth” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Vibe brand, please search for “Vibe” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Wildcat Maxx brand, please search for “Wildcat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Wildwood brand, please search for “Wildwood” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> 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: 20V049000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12639-2020
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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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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