The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued recall notices for the following products related to the recreational vehicle industry:
• 202 (2006) Monaco Monarch SE, MY 2009 Riptide, (2006) Holiday Rambler Admiral SE, (2007-2009) Arista, (2007-2009) Safari Passage, (2006) Simba, Trek Gas, and (2006-2007) R-Vision Trail-Lite and Trail-Aire motorhomes built on Workhorse chassis. The castle nut that retains the steering drag link to the pitman arm may have been improperly torqued during assembly.
• 913 (2007-2009) Newmar All Star ME, Dutch Star DP, MY 2007-2008 Kountry Star DP, (2007) Mountain Aire DP, and (2009) Dutch Aire DP and Ventana DP motorhomes built on Spartan chassis and equipped with Putnam hitches. After some period of use, certain trailer hitches may develop stress fractures due to sharp radii and/or tool marking.
• 81 (2008-2009) Prevost X3-45, H3-41, and H3-45 motorcoaches. During production the wrong grade 5 bolts were used to install the pedestal of the passenger seat.
• 76 (2008-2009) Van Hool C2045 and T2145 motorcoaches equipped with Caterpillar C13 diesel engines. The extension pipes attached to the after treatment regeneration device may develop a hole.
• 66 (2005-2007) Diamond Coach VIP motorcoaches equipped with Ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 403 and 404, “Platform Lift Installations on Motor Vehicles.”
• 1,893 (2002-2008) MCI D4005, D4505 and (2001-2008) E4500, and J4500 motorcoaches equipped with ZF transmissions. There is a potential for the shift selector to malfunction as a result of a cell phone or radio being placed in close proximity to the shifter control pad.
• 68 (2008) Winnebago Adventurer Limited motorhomes. The windshield wipers may fail to operate properly.
• 395 (2007-2009) Prevost XL2-45, XL2-45E, and X3-45 motorhomes and motorcoaches. On some vehicles, the power steering hose protective skin has been damaged at assembly, leaving the metal braiding exposed to the environment.
• 106 (2009) Fleetwood Icon and Pulse 24A motorhomes. The propane hose connections may be installed in a position that causes them to become pinched against the propane tank.
The following have been issued in connection with an ongoing Dometic refrigerator recall:
• 2 (2003-2006) Eveland Scamp 19-foot Deluxe fifth-wheel travel trailers.
• 13 (2006) Cowboy Classic Featherlite, Elite, Platinum, Keifer, and (2007) Elite and Platinum horse trailers.