Awning Fabric May Detach Causing Awning to Drop – 2022-2023 Heartland Travel Trailers

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August 8, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V591000

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: 22V591

Manufacturer Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,446



Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2022 Cyclone, Elk Ridge, Fuel, Milestone, North Trail, 2022-2023 Big Horn Traveler, Gravity, Lithium, Mallard, Pioneer, Prowler, Road Warrior, Sundance, Torque, and Trail Runner 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.



Dealers will inspect and repair, or replace the awning, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed by September 8, 2022. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-877-262-8032.



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 :

7-18-22 Notified by Lippert that a recall was coming via email.

7-20-22 Received official documentation from certified mail detailing the scope.

7-25-22 asked Lippert for more information about PO number cross references.

8-2-22 Finalized investigation and scope. On 8-2-22 safety committee voted to follow recall.


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


25 Affected Products




8 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V591-9897.PDF 222.097KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V591-3289.pdf 646.044KB

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Issued Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-22V591-4838.pdf 163.165KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-22V591-6001.pdf 137.289KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-22V591-8609.pdf 403.727KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2022-3

RCLQRT-22V591-7967.PDF 211.152KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2022-4

RCLQRT-22V591-0375.PDF 211.256KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2023-1

RCLQRT-22V591-8050.PDF 211.342KB

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