FOREST RIVER FORESTER 2019: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : FORESTER Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-04-03 - 2018-05-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V357000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-06-06 Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-01 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-01
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 105-0749
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 471
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Forester and Sunseeker and Coachmen Leprechaun and Freelander motorhomes. The U-Bolts that secure the rear differential may not have been properly tightened, causing them to loosen over time and allowing the rear axles to shift.
Consequence:
      Loose rear axle assemblies can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the U-Bolts and properly tighten or replace the U-Bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on June 6, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service for Sunseeker and Forester vehicles at 1-574-206-7600, or Coachmen customer service for Freelander and Leprechaun vehicles at 1-574-825-8602. Forest River's number for this recall is 105-0749.
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.