FOREST RIVER SALEM 2020: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : SALEM Year : 2020
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V563000
Date Owner's Notified: 2020-10-13 Date Received by ODI: 2020-09-18 Date Added to Database: 2020-09-18
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 67A-1230
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4397
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2018-2021 Wildwood, Salem, and 2020 Sonoma travel trailers. The break-away safety switch may not be wired to constant power, which can cause the trailer brakes to not activate in the event of a trailer separation from the tow vehicle.
Consequence:
      If the brakes of the trailer do not engage, it can result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will rewire the breakaway switch, free of charge. The recall began October 13, 2020. Owners may contact Forest customer service at 1-909-873-3777. Forest River's number for this recall is 67A-1230.
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.