THOR CHATEAU 2020: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

Make : THOR Model : CHATEAU Year : 2020
Build Dates : 2019-03-15 - 2019-07-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V609000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-10-10 Date Received by ODI: 2019-08-20 Date Added to Database: 2019-08-20
Manufacturers Involved: Thor Motor Coach
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RC000172
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1941
Summary:
      Thor Motor Coach "TMC" is recalling certain 2020 Chateau, Daybreak, Four Winds, Freedom Elite, Majestic, Outlaw and Quantum motorhomes. The battery cables may loosen on the battery isolation manager "BIM" or battery isolation relay "BIR", causing premature BIN/BIR failure or electrical arcing.
Consequence:
      The loose connection can causing arcing, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      TMC will notify owners, and dealers will install lock washers to properly secure the battery cable to the BIM/BIR. If the cable was loose, dealers will also replace the BIM/BIR, free of charge. The recall began October 10, 2019. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC's number for this recall is RC000172.
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.