FOREST RIVER SALEM 2020: SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : SALEM Year : 2020
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V049000
Date Owner's Notified: 2020-02-19 Date Received by ODI: 2020-01-29 Date Added to Database: 2020-01-29
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 51-1129
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 218
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2020 Freedom Express, Salem, Stealth EVO, Vibe, Wildcat Maxx, and Wildwood recreational trailers. The emergency break-away switch may fail.
Consequence:
      In the event of trailer separation from the tow vehicle, a failed break-away switch will not apply the trailer's brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the break-away switch, free of charge. The recall began February 19, 2020. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-503-831-5410 or 1-574-825-8205. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-1129.
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.