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RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Recalls Include 142 Dutchmen Trailers for Incorrect A/C Wiring

Mon Jul 17, 2017

146522869396754.jpgKeystone RV Company has recalled 142 of the 2018 Dutchmen Coleman recreational trailers, models 1705RB, 1755FD, 3015BH, 2605RL, 2305QB, 2515RL, 3025RE and 2855BH.

The affected trailers may have been built with incorrect wiring connectors at the air conditioner junction box.

Keystone dealers will replace the incorrect crimp style connector with a twist-on style connector, free of charge. The recall will begin in July.

Jayco, Inc. has recalled 104 of the 2017 Hummingbird travel trailers, models H13C0567-0603, 0638-0662 and H13E0052-0110.

The labels on the affected vehicles incorrectly state that the vehicle is equipped with 14-inch load range D tires requiring 65 PSI, when the vehicle is actually equipped with 14-inch load range C tires requiring 50 PSI.

Jayco will notify owners and provide corrected labels, free of charge. The recall began July 13.

Spartan Motors USA has recalled 2017-18 K3 and K4 motor home chassis and Gladiator emergency response chassis cabs equipped with Cummins ISX 15L engines.

The engines have a fuel pump whose drive gear could possibly slip on its drive shaft, causing a fuel pump function loss, resulting in an engine stall.

Spartan will notify the final stage manufacturers and Cummins dealers will replace the fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall will begin in July.

Newmar Corporation has recalled four of the 2018 London Aire, King Aire and Essex motorhomes built on Spartan Motors chassis and equipped with Cummins ISX 15L engines.

The engines have a fuel pump whose drive gear could possibly slip on its drive shaft, causing a fuel pump function loss, resulting in an engine stall.

Spartan will notify the vehicle owners and Cummins dealers will replace the fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall will begin Aug. 28.