FOREST RIVER GEORGETOWN 2018: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
|Make : FOREST RIVER||Model : GEORGETOWN||Year : 2018|
|Build Dates : 2017-01-31 - 2017-08-31|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V846000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2018-01-26||Date Received by ODI: 2017-12-28||Date Added to Database: 2017-12-29|
|Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 68-0606|
|Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 52|
Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Georgetown recreational vehicles, models GTA31L5, GTA31R5, GTA369XLF, GTA36B5, GTA36B5F, GTA377XLF, GTA378XLF, built on Ford chassis and equipped with Antilock Brake Systems "ABS". The brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Units "HECU" on these vehicles may be missing valve block ball plugs, potentially causing a brake fluid leak or air ingestion during electronic brake distribution and/or ABS activation.
A brake fluid leak or air ingestion can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Forest River will notify owners, and Ford or Lincoln dealers will inspect the HECU for missing valve block ball plugs, replacing the unit as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on January 26, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332 or Forest River customer service at 1-574-206-7600. Forest River's number for this recall is 68-0606.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.