72-0753 – Incorrect Axle Equalizer may Cause Axle Contact – 2019 Forest River Salem & Wildwood Recreational Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V386
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 152

 

Incorrect Axle Equalizer may Cause Axle Contact

If the axle contacts the chassis, it could result in axle failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Salem and Wildwood recreational trailers. These vehicles are equipped with an axle equalizer that can allow the axle to contact the chassis.

 

Remedy

Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will replace the axle equalizer kit with a taller equalizer kit, free of charge. The recall began on June 27, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-534-4058. Forest River’s number for this recall is 72-0753.

 

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.


Recall Acknowledgement

July 6, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V386-1946.pdf

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