nhtsa_logoEditor’s Note: The following is a list of recent RV-related recalls compiled by the U.S National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA).

• Highland Ridge RV recalled 2015 Open Range and 2015-2016 3X fifth-wheel trailers and Highlander travel trailers that were manufactured from May 8, 2014, through Dec. 4, 2015, and have a side-vented sewer drainage system termination valve. The affected vehicles might be missing a caution label that warns the operator not to leave the valve open. Highland Ridge RV will notify owners and send them the missing label for free. The recall is expected to begin January 2016.


• Triple E Recreational Vehicles is recalling two 2014 Regency GT 24MB motorhomes manufactured Sept. 1, 2013, to Dec. 1, 2013, equipped with certain Atwood on demand water heaters. The affected water heaters have a water and gas valve that may cause the water heater to overheat the water in the hot water supply tap.

• Newmar Corp. is recalling 1,920 model year 1997-2005 Dutch Star and Mountain Aire, 1998-1999 London Aire, 2004 Essex and 1997-1998 Kountry Aire motorhomes. The recalled vehicles have a steering gear mounting bracket that may crack, causing a loss of steering ability and increasing the risk of a crash. Newmar will notify owners, and Spartan dealers will replace the steering gear mounting brackets, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Feb 5.

• Forest River Inc. is recalling 721 2016 Evo, Salem, Sandstorm, Shockwave, Stealth, and Wildwood recreational trailers. The affected vehicles were mistakenly not equipped with a carbon monoxide detector to warn occupants of elevated levels of carbon monoxide. For more information click here.

• Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling 32 2015 D4500 motor coaches manufactured January 23, 2015, to May 1, 2015, and D4505 motor coaches manufactured May 12, 2015, to May 13, 2015. The affected coaches have drive axles that may be missing welds on the hanger brackets, allowing the hanger bracket to separate from the axle housing. For more information click here.

• Jayco Inc. (Jayco) is recalling 67 2016 Alante motorhomes manufactured Nov. 3, 2015, to Nov. 23, 2015. The affected vehicles have forward and rearward facing dinette seats whose seat belts may not have the proper plate to anchor the seat belt brackets. 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.

• Starcraft RV is recalling 45 2015-2016 Autumn Ridge, and Solstice fifth-wheel trailers manufactured Aug. 12, 2014, to Oct. 16, 2015, and equipped with a side vented sewer drainage system termination valve. The affected vehicles may be missing a caution label to inform the operator not to leave the drain valve open to prevent an escape of sewer gas. For more information click here.