The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued recall notices for the following products related to the recreational vehicle industry:
• 189 (2008-2009) Prevost XLII-45, X3-45 motorhomes and H3-41, H3-45 and VIP coaches due to improper installation of the escape hatch retaining bolts.
• Certain (2008-2009) Monaco Safari Cascade RD, Cheetah, Beaver Contessa, and Monterey Class A motorhomes equipped with C7 or C9 Caterpillar diesel engines. The fuel pump outlet check plug may be cracked.
• 28 (2009) Jayco Legacy fifth-wheel trailers for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, “Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles other than Passenger Cars.” There is a typographical error on the federal identification label for the rear axle, which incorrectly states the tire load range and the inflation pressure.
• 141 (2008) Viking RV Epic (Model 2108ST) and Sport (Model 108ST) camping trailers for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 110, ‘Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles.” The information provided on the certification and tire information labels denoting the tire size and pressure is incorrect.
• 208 (2006-2008) Country Coach Affinity and Magna motorhomes. Loss of power steering assist can occur in these units.
• Two (2005-2007) Dodgen 26-foot handicap accessible motorhomes equipped with Ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. These lifts fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 403, “Platform Lift Systems for Motor Vehicles.” The anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user.
• 65 (2008-2009) Fleetwood American Allegiance, American Eagle, American Heritage, American Tradition, and Revolution L.E. motorhomes. These motorhomes fail to comply with the requirements of Part 567, “Certification.” The label was printed with the rear and intermediate tire psi rating reversed.
• 124 (2008-2009) Fleetwood Jamboree GT and Tioga SL motorhomes. The front clearance lights wiring may come in contact with a portion of the metal mounting plate and could become abraded.
• 518 (2008-2009) Fleetwood Jamboree Sport and Tioga Ranger motorhomes. The potable, gray and black holding tank straps may experience a premature fatigue condition.
• Certain Fleetwood Jamboree and Tioga Class C motorhomes built on a Ford E450 chassis. A section of hard plastic evaporative emission line near the EVAP system canister may be kinked and completely restricted.
Meanwhile, the following recall has been issued with regard to an ongoing Norcold refrigerator recall:
• 137 (1999-2001) Glendale RV Golden Falcon fifth-wheel travel trailers.
Additionally, the following have been issued in connection with an ongoing Dometic refrigerator recall:
• 264 (2003-2007) Vintage Trailers.
• 2,749 (2003-2006) Doubletree RV Mobile Suites fifth-wheel trailers.
• 123 (2005-2006) Dodgen commercial vehicles and motorhomes.