The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls:
DAIMLER VANS USA, LLC.
Incorrect gross vehicle weight rating on tire and loading label.
The operator may overload the vehicle, resulting in excessive tire wear and increasing the crash risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,564
Daimler Vans USA (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles. The gross vehicle weight rating may be improperly stated on the tire and loading label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, “Wheels and Rims-Other Than Passenger Cars.”
Dealers will inspect and replace, as necessary, the tire and loading information label. Additionally, tires will be inspected for excessive wear and replaced as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 28. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS3RE58HIN.
THOR MOTOR COACH
Ladder installed on wrong side of motorhome.
An incorrectly installed ladder may break while in use, increasing the injury risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 148
Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2022 ACE, Freedom Traveler, Hurricane and Windsport motorhomes. The rear ladder may have been installed on the wrong side of the motorhome.
Dealers will inspect the location of the rear ladder and reinforce or relocate the ladder as needed, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 10. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC’s number for this recall is RC000255.
TIFFIN MOTORHOMES, INC.
Improperly secured buss bar may cause fire.
Overheated electrical components can melt and increase the fire risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,914
Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. is recalling certain 2018-2022 Allegro and Allegro Breeze motorhomes. The buss bar may be improperly secured, which can cause electrical components in the DC distribution panel to overheat.
Dealers will replace the buss bar with a cable, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 8. Owners may contact Tiffin customer service at 1-256-356-0261. Tiffin’s number for this recall is TIF-120.