FOREST RIVER XLR 2018: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : XLR Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-01-10 - 2017-03-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V227000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-05-17 Date Received by ODI: 2017-04-04 Date Added to Database: 2017-04-06
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 45-03242017-0360
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 68
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2016-2018 XLR Toyhauler recreational vehicles. The fasteners for the side patio deck bar lock in these vehicles may not be strong enough, allowing the patio door to unlatch and the deck to drop unexpectedly.
Consequence:
      If the patio deck drops while the vehicle is in use, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fasteners with stronger ones, free of charge. The recall began on May 17, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-0432. Forest River's number for this recall is 45-03242017-0360.
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.