The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued RV recalls affecting certain Jayco, Motor Coach Industries and Navistar units.
Loose Propane Supply Hose to Refrigerator
Jayco is recalling certain 2020 Jay Flight SLX Travel Trailers manufactured in the Idaho facility. The propane supply hose connection to the refrigerator may be improperly tightened, possibly resulting in a propane leak. A propane leak can increase the risk of an explosion or fire.
The recall potentially affects 1,641 units.
Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will conduct a leak test at the refrigerator connections, repairing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 29, 2020. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9901509.
Motor Coach Industries
Front Brake Hose Failure
Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2014-2019 J4500 and 2018-2019 J3500 motor coaches. The brake hoses may crack or otherwise fail resulting in an air leak. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, “Air Brake Systems.” A leaking brake hose could cause a delay in the actuation time of the front brake, which would increase vehicle’s stopping distance and increase the risk of a crash.
The recall potentially affects 2,272 units.
MCI will notify owners to inspect the brake hoses and replace any hoses that are leaking or otherwise damaged. MCI will reimburse owners for the cost of the inspection, and will provide replacement parts as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 15, 2020. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947. MCI’s number for this recall is SB 481.
Axles Insufficiently Lubricated
Navistar is recalling certain 2019 International WorkStar and International HV vehicles equipped with Meritor MX-14-120 EVO steer axles. The axles may have insufficient lubrication, which may result in damage to the wheel end bearings. If the bearings are damaged, the wheel may separate and cause a sudden loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of crash.
The recall potentially affects 130 units.
Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steer axle wheel hubs for proper fluid level and repair any damaged wheel end components and spindles, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 1, 2020. Owners may contact Navistar customer service at 1-800-448-7825. Navistar’s number for this recall is 20503.