THOR CHALLENGER 2017: VISIBILITY

Make : THOR Model : CHALLENGER Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-09-20 - 2018-08-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V812000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-01-10 Date Received by ODI: 2018-11-16 Date Added to Database: 2018-11-20
Manufacturers Involved: Thor Motor Coach
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RC000165
Component: VISIBILITY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1485
Summary:
      Thor Motor Coach "TMC" is recalling certain 2017-2019 Thor Challenger, Miramar, and Outlaw motorhomes. The motorized windshield roller shade at the driver's seating position may unroll without warning while driving.
Consequence:
      If the windshield roller shade unrolls while driving, it could block the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      TMC will notify owners, and dealers will install a fastener to ensure the motor will not allow the shade to roll down during while driving. The recall began January 10, 2019. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC's number for this recall is RC000165.
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.