FYI: NHTSA announces new RV Recalls


This article is extracted from the online magazine RV BUSINESS.

I put it here as an FYI incase you own or in case you know someone who owns one of these models and can tell them, if they already do not know.

‘NHTSA’ Issues Latest RV-Related Recall List

May 31, 2016 by RVBusiness
Editor’s Note: The following is a list of recent RV-related recalls compiled by the U.S National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA).
• Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 32 2017 ACE and Road Bear Rental motorhomes manufactured Feb. 11, 2016, to March 9, 2016. The seat belt anchorages located in the slide out section may not meet the specified strength requirements, allowing them to pull loose during a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.” For more information click here.
• Newmar Corp. is recalling 59 2015-2016 Ventana, and Ventana LE vehicles manufactured March 27, 2015, to Feb. 8, 2016, built on a Freightliner chassis. The front sway bar mounting brackets may not fit properly on the axle causing the mounting bolts to bend or loosen. For more information click here.
• Winnebago Industries Inc. is recalling 89 2016 Winnebago Journey and Forza, and 2016 Itasca Solei and Meridian motor homes manufactured May 7, 2015, to March 25, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the front sway bar mounting brackets may not fit properly on the axle causing the mounting bolts to bend or loosen. For more information click here.

by Don Bobbitt.

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