FOREST RIVER SALEM 2015: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : SALEM Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-10-10 - 2014-10-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V712000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-11-17 Date Received by ODI: 2014-11-07 Date Added to Database: 2014-11-07
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 06-11032014
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 40
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain model year 2015 Salem Ice Cabin trailers manufactured October 10, 2014, to October 28, 2014, and certain model year 2015 Wildwood Ice Cabin trailers manufactured October 10, 2014, to October 22, 2014. Due to insufficient thickness, the Lippert Components-brand draw bar of the affected trailers may break.
Consequence:
      If the draw bar breaks, the front of the trailer may fall or the trailer may detach from the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Forest River has notified the dealers who have the affected trailers quarantined on their lots. Lippert Components personnel will reinforce the draw tube, free of charge. The recall began on November 17, 2014. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-800-353-7383. Forest River's number for this recall is 06-11032014.
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.