FOREST RIVER FREELANDER 2017: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
|Make : FOREST RIVER||Model : FREELANDER||Year : 2017|
|Build Dates : 2015-11-04 - 2016-06-30|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V552000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2016-09-12||Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-25||Date Added to Database: 2016-07-25|
|Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 51-07152016-0225|
|Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1330|
Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Dynamax and Coachmen Pursuit recreational vehicles and 2016-2017 Freelander and Orion recreational vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with shower curtains that may not adequately resist catching fire in the presence of an ignition source. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 302, "Flammability of Interior Materials."
A flammable shower curtain may further fuel a fire, increasing the risk of injury.
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shower curtains with curtains made with fire retardant, free of charge. The recall began on September 12, 2016. Owners may contact Dynamax customer service at 1-574-262-3474, Pursuit customer service at 1-574-825-8305 "east of the Mississippi" or 1-574-825-8317 "west of the Mississippi" and Freelander or Orion customer service at 1-574-825-8602. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-07152016-0225.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 302|
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.