The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls:
Shock Risk from Incorrectly Terminated Wire
An improperly terminated wire can cause an electrical shock, increasing the injury risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 58
Airstream is recalling certain 2021-2023 16-foot Basecamp and 20-foot Basecamp travel trailers manufactured without an air conditioner. The 12-gauge wire for future air conditioner installation was not properly terminated inside the junction box.
Dealers will remove the wire from the circuit breaker and power converter, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Oct. 31, 2023. Owners may contact Airstream customer service at 1-877-596-6505 or 1-937-596-6111 ext. 7401 or 7411.
FOREST RIVER, INC.
Incorrect Cargo Capacity Information/FMVSS 120
An overloaded vehicle can cause a loss of control, increasing the crash risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 66
Forest River is recalling certain 2024 Sabre fifth wheels. The federal placard indicates an incorrect cargo carrying capacity (CCC) and dry weight, which can result in an overloaded vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, “Wheels and Rims-Other Than Passenger Cars” and 49 CFR Part 567 “Certification.”
Dealers will mail owners a new federal placard, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Oct. 11, 2023. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-260-499-2100. Forest River’s number for this recall is 62-1671.
Aluminum Siding May Detach
Siding that detaches increases the crash or injury risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,994
Forest River is recalling certain 2022 Della Terra Travel Trailers and Silver Lake travel trailers. The sidewall extrusion may not have been properly installed, which can cause the aluminum siding to detach.
Dealers will inspect and replace the sidewall metal as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Oct. 11, 2023. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-574-264-6664. Forest River’s number for this recall is 500-1672.
TRIPLE E RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
Battery Disconnect May Short Circuit
A short circuit and blown fuse increase the fire risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 341
Triple E is recalling certain 2021-2022 Unity U24IB and 2021-2023 U24TB motorhomes. The battery disconnect switch may contact the refrigerator frame, causing it to short circuit and blow the fuse.
Dealers will install a full protective plastic cover, free of charge. Owner notification letters were expected to be mailed Sept. 8, 2023. Owners may contact Triple E customer service at 1-877-992-9906. Triple E’s number for this recall is CA#10253-1R. This recall supersedes NHTSA Recall 23V002.