9903363 – Missing Reflectors/FMVSS 108 – 2016-2018 Entegra Aspire, Anthem, Cornerstone, & Insignia Motorhomes

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V695
Manufacturer Entegra Coach
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,598

 

Missing Reflectors/FMVSS 108

Without the required reflectors, the motorhome may be less visible to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Aspire, Anthem, Cornerstone, and Insignia motorhomes. The vehicles have lights that do not include reflectors and the vehicle does not have separate reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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9904364 – Safety Chains May Fail Allowing Trailer to Detach – 2018 Highland Ridge Light Recreational Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V697
Manufacturer Highland Ridge RV
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 118

 

Safety Chains May Fail Allowing Trailer to Detach

The lower rated safety chains may fail if the trailer detaches from the tow vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Highland Ridge RV (Highland Ridge) is recalling certain 2018 Light recreational trailers, models 312BHTS and 275RLS. The safety chains on these vehicles may be rated for a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 7,600 lbs, however the trailer has a GVWR of 11,700 lbs.

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Incorrect Tire and Rim Selection/FMVSS 119, 120 – 2015 Phoenix Zeus 300, & 2015-2017 305 Shuttle Vans

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V698
Manufacturer Phoenix Motorcars
Components TIRES, WHEELS
Potential Number of Units Affected 45

 

Incorrect Tire and Rim Selection/FMVSS 119, 120

If the vehicle is loaded to its maximum passenger capacity, the rear tires may fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Phoenix Motorcars (Phoenix) is recalling certain 2015 Zeus 300, and 2015-2017 Zeus 305 shuttle vans built on a Ford E-350 chassis. When the vehicle is fully loaded, it may exceed the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) and the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars,” and number 120, “Wheels and Rims-Other Than Passenger Cars.”

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Seat Barrier May Not Absorb Impact/FMVSS 222 – 2007-2017 Van-Con Dual Rear Wheel School Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V694
Manufacturer Van-Con, Inc.
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 320

 

Seat Barrier May Not Absorb Impact/FMVSS 222

If the barrier is too rigid to absorb an impact, the occupants will have an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

Van-Con, Inc. (Van-Con) is recalling certain 2007-2017 Dual Rear Wheel school buses built on Chevrolet 3500 Express chassis. The seat barrier behind the driver seat may be pinned to the bulkhead preventing it from deforming in the event of an impact. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 222, “School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection.”

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Incorrect Tire Information/FMVSS 110, Part 567 – 2018 Forest River Puma Recreational Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V699
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 8

 

Incorrect Tire Information/FMVSS 110, Part 567

The incorrect tire information can cause the operator to over-inflate the tires, which can cause premature tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Puma recreational trailers. The Federal Placards indicate incorrect tire load range and tire pressure (PSI) information. The placard states a tire size of ST205/75R15/D requiring 50PSI, however the installed tires are size ST205/75R15/C, requiring 65PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims,” and they also fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

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