FOREST RIVER VENGEANCE 2009: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : VENGEANCE Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-05-16 - 2016-09-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V589000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-10-20 Date Received by ODI: 2015-09-23 Date Added to Database: 2015-09-23
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17B-0918-2015-0090
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5374
Summary:
      Forest River Inc. "Forest" is recalling certain model year 2009-2016 Forest River Cherokee and Vengeance recreational trailers manufactured May 16, 2008, to September 14, 2015. The wiring harness for the trailer's lights, electric brakes, battery charging and many of the interior 12V fixtures may have an insuffient ground wire.
Consequence:
      With an insufficient ground wire, the wiring harness may overheat, increasing the risk of fire. Additionally, the ground wire failure would result in the loss of the trailer's external lights and electric brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the trailer wiring harnesses, and upgrade the ground wires, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on October 20, 2015. Owners may contact Forest River's customer service number at 1-260-593-4005. Forest River's recall number is 17B-0918-2015-0090.
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.