FOREST RIVER VENGEANCE 2015: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : VENGEANCE Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-08-07 - 2015-05-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V299000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-06-19 Date Received by ODI: 2015-05-20 Date Added to Database: 2015-05-20
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17B-05132015-0036
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 361
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Vengeance trailers, model numbers VGF377V, VGF378V, VGF394V13, VGF396V, BWZVGF377V, BWZVGF394V13, BWZVGF378V, and BWZVGF396V. The affected trailers may be equipped with incorrect certification labels that state the gross vehicle weight rating "GVWR" is 18,500 pounds when the actual GVWR is 18,000 pounds. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations number 567, "Certification."
Consequence:
      The incorrect GVWR on the labels may result in the vehicle operator over loading the vehicle which could increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a new corrected label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2015. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-260-593-4005. Forest River's number for this recall is 17B-05132015-0036.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 567
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.