COACHMEN FREEDOM EXPRESS 2018: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:JACK

Make : COACHMEN Model : FREEDOM EXPRESS Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-06-01 - 2017-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V051000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-02-20 Date Received by ODI: 2018-01-12 Date Added to Database: 2018-01-18
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 51-0610
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:JACK
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1349
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2018 Rockwood and Flagstaff, and Coachmen Freedom Express recreational trailers and 2017-2018 Palomino and XLR ToyHauler and Coachmen Viking recreational trailers equipped with a Smart-Jack model power tongue jack. The laminated plastic touch pad on the jack may crack or separate allowing water to enter, potentially causing the jack to operate unintentionally.
Consequence:
      If the tongue jack retracts or extends unexpectedly, there could be an increased risk of a crash or injury.
Remedy:
      Forest River will notify owners, and a Forest River or a Lippert dealer will replace the power tongue jack, free of charge. The recall began on February 20, 2018. Rockwood and Flagstaff Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-5164; XLR ToyHauler owners can call 1-574-642-0432; Viking owners can call 1-269-467-4600; Freedom Express owners can call 1-574-825-8205; Palomino owners can call 1-269-432-3246. Lippert Customer service can be reached at 1-574-538-4514 or by email at recall"lci1.com. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-0610.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.