The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls:
FOREST RIVER, INC.
Rear Ladder May Detach
A ladder that detaches can increase the injur risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 46
Forest River is recalling certain 2024 East to West Tandara and Blackthorn fifth wheels. The rear ladder may not be anchored properly in the rear wall, which can allow the ladder to detach.
Dealers will install a new ladder that mounts to the roof, free of charge. All affected trailers are still within dealer inventory and therefore no owner notification letters will be mailed. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-574-264-6664. Forest River’s number for this recall is 500-1678.
TIFFIN MOTORHOMES, INC.
Shock Hazard from Induction Cooktop
An electrical shock can increase the injury risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,188
Tiffin is recalling certain 2016-2024 Allegro Bus, and 2017-2024 Zephyr motorhomes. The 240-volt induction cooktop may not be grounded, which can create an electrical shock hazard if the wires short-circuit.
Dealers will install a ground for the metal junction box, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Nov. 17, 2023. Owners may contact Tiffin customer service at 1-256-356-8661. Tiffin’s number for this recall is TIF-133.
WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.
Incorrect Hitch Label
An overloaded vehicle can cause a loss of control, increasing the crash risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,369
Winnebago is recalling certain 2022 Ekko, 2020-2022 Minnie Winnie, Spirit, 2020-2022 View, Navion, and 2020-2021 Vita, and Porto motorhomes. An incorrect hitch label was installed, which can lead to overloading of the vehicle.
Dealers will install the correct labels, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Nov. 14, 2023. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-6939 or 1-800-537-1885. Winnebago’s number for this recall is 177.