CHARLESTON 430BH 2009: EQUIPMENT

Make : CHARLESTON Model : 430BH Year : 2009
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V341000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-07-11 Date Received by ODI: 2012-07-16 Date Added to Database: 2012-07-19
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1069
Summary:
      Forest River is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Berkshire and Charleston Motorhomes, equipped with an IOTA ITS-50R transfer switch. These switches may experience heat related failures when exposed to elevated electrical loads associated with RV use in higher ambient temperatures. The failure may lead to an increased risk of electrical damage to other appliances.
Consequence:
      Continued use of the vehicle without replacing the transfer switch increases the risk of fire, personal injury, and property damage.
Remedy:
      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Iota ITS-50R transfer switch, free of charge. The recall began on July 11, 2012. Owners may contact Forest River at 1-574-295-8749.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Forest River's recall campaign number 40-712.Owners may contact the National Highway Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY: 1-800-424-9153'; or go to HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.