FOREST RIVER CHEROKEE 2018: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : CHEROKEE Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-09-19 - 2017-12-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V186000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-04-19 Date Received by ODI: 2018-03-21 Date Added to Database: 2018-03-22
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 51-0687
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 448
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Forest River Cherokee recreational trailers, models CCKT16BF, CCKT16BHS, CCKT16FQ, CCKT16GR, CCKT16GRH, CCKT17RP and CCKT18TO. These vehicles are equipped with Norcold N306 mini refrigerators that may have a loose or missing propane gas valve test port screw, allowing propane to leak out when the refrigerator is used in 'gas' mode.
Consequence:
      A propane leak increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Forest River will notify owners, and Norcold dealers will install and tighten the gas valve port screw, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on April 19, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-260-499-2100, or Norcold customer service at 1-800-543-1219. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-0687.
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.