March 2020 Edition (Presented by Harvest Hosts)
Welcome to your March issue of the RV Hacks & Humor newsletter!
The trees are starting to bloom and you can smell travel season right around the corner. Hopefully, this newsletter will generate some travel ideas!
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RV Industry News
RV Recalls (NHTSA)
KZ RV is recalling 14 2020 Connect SE trailers. The propane lines may be routed too close to the tire, possibly resulting in the line being damaged by road debris.
Daimler Vans USA LLC is recalling 4,424 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The connecting screws on the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) pipe may not have been correctly tightened.
Triple E Recreational Vehicles is recalling 237 2020 Serenity S24CB, Wonder W24FTB, W24MB and W24RTB, and Unity U24CB, U24FX, U24IB, U24MB, U24RL and U24TB motorhomes. The copper propane tubing or the propane hoses for the LP appliances may be twisted and/or kinked.
Forest River Inc. is recalling 184 2020 Cedar Creek trailers. The residential stove may have been installed too close to the window valance, potentially resulting in a fire.
Forest River is recalling 20 2020 Crusader CSF395BHL recreational trailers. The rear ladder may block the window on the rear wall, preventing the window from being used as an emergency exit.
Forest River Inc. is recalling 4,464 2019-2020 Surveyor, NO BO, Cherokee, R. POD, Clipper, Viking, Independence, Puma and East to West trailers. The spare tire carrier U-bolts may fail allowing the spare tire carrier and spare tire detach from the vehicle.
Daimler Vans USA LLC is recalling 4,385 2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The flange connection between the exhaust gas turbocharger and the exit to the diesel particulate filter may not be attached properly, potentially causing an exhaust gas leak.
Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC is recalling 487 2020 Bighorn Traveler, Elkridge, Milestone, and Pioneer Fifth Wheel trailers. The smoke detector may be incorrectly located in the bedroom.
Keystone RV Co. is recalling 1,099 2020 Hideout, Springdale, and Crossroads Zinger trailers. The spare tire carrier U-bolts may fail allowing the spare tire carrier and spare tire detach from the vehicle.
Jayco Inc. is recalling 146 2013-2015 fifth-wheel Seismic and 2015 Pinnacle trailers. The trailers were built with 6,000-pound capacity axles instead of 7,000-pound axles as intended.
Forest River Inc. is recalling 38 Shasta SST240TH and SST260TH trailers. The tires may have insufficient clearance inside the wheel well allowing the tire to contact the inside of the wheel well, possibly resulting in tire failure.
Read more about recalls here at RV Travel.
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Let’s hit the road!
RV Hacks & Humor Team