Awning Fabric May Detach Causing Awning to Drop – 2022 Forest River, East to West & Prime Time Fifth Wheel & Travel Trailers

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July 8, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V486000

Awning Fabric May Detach Causing Awning to Drop

An awning that drops or extends beyond normal operation can increase the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V486

Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 19,911



Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2022 Prime Time Avenger, Crusader, Lacrosse, Ozark, Tracer, Sanibel, East to West Della Terra, Silverlake, Forest River Cherokee, Flagstaff, IBEX, RPod, Rockwood, Salem, Sierra, Sandpiper, and Wildwood fifth wheel and travel trailers. The electric retractable awning has a welded seam on the fabric that may separate, potentially allowing the awning to drop beyond normal operation.



Forest River will replace the awnings, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 17, 2022. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at the following numbers: 1-574-862-1025 (Prime Time Avenger, Crusader, Lacrosse, Sanibel, Tracer, and Ozark), 1-574-264-6664 (East to West Della Terra and Silver Lake ), 1-260-499-2100 (Cherokee), 1-574-642-8943 (Rockwood and Flagstaff), 1-574- 642-3119 Option 2 (IBEX & RPOD), 1-574-534-3167 (Salem & Wildwood), 1-574-534-4574 (Sierra & Sandpiper). Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-1532. This recall has been superseded by NHTSA recall 22V-556.



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


Chronology :

On July 7, 2022. Forest River’s Office of Corporate Compliance was notified by Lippert Components of a recall that was filed regarding a separation of a welded seam at the awning fabric’s coach interface.

On July 8, 2022 Forest Rivers Office of Corporate Compliance filed a recall


51-1532 – Awning Fabric May Detach Causing Awning to Drop – 2022-2023 Coachmen East to West Forest River Prime Time & Shasta Fifth Wheel & Travel Trailers


51-1532 – Awning Fabric May Detach Causing Awning to Drop – 2022-2023 Coachmen East to West Forest River Prime Time & Shasta Fifth Wheel & Travel Trailers


22E055 – Awning Fabric May Detach Causing Awning to Drop – Lippert Electric Retractable Awning


22E055 – Awning Fabric May Detach Causing Awning to Drop – Lippert Electric Retractable Awning


17 Affected Products




2 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V486-2853.PDF 220.191KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

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