COACHMEN PRISM 2015: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Make : COACHMEN Model : PRISM Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-07-01 - 2014-10-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V187000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-03-23 Date Received by ODI: 2015-03-30 Date Added to Database: 2015-03-30
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15V-082
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 378
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain model year 2015 Coachmen Prism recreational vehicles manufactured from July 1, 2014, through October 14, 2014 and built on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis. In the affected vehicles, the abutting wedge, a component attached to the door jamb to make opening the door easier after a severe frontal impact, may have been installed incorrectly.
Consequence:
      If a vehicle that has an incorrectly installed abutting wedge is involved in a severe frontal crash, greater force may be necessary to open the doors, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Sprinter will notify owners, and Sprinter dealers will check the installation of the abutting wedge, correcting it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began in March 2015. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-0437. Forest River's number for this recall is 15V-082.
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.