Awning May Extend Unintentionally – 2019-2023 Winnebago Travato Motorhomes

September 16, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V696000

Awning May Extend Unintentionally

An awning that extends during transit, may become a distraction or road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V696

Manufacturer Winnebago Industries, Inc.

Components STRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,540

 

Summary

Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling certain 2019-2023 Winnebago Travato motorhomes. The retractable awning may extend unintentionally during transit.

 

Remedy

The remedy is currently under development. Owners notification letters are expected to be mailed November 11, 2022. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-6939 or 1-800-537-1885.

 

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.nhtsa.gov.

 


2023 Winnebago Travato
2023 Winnebago Travato

 


Chronology :

In or about mid-April 2022, a third-party delivery driver, alerted Winnebago to an unintended partial awning deployment on a Winnebago View while in transit. Upon learning of this incident, an investigation was initiated which included a technical assessment of the issue as well as an analysis of customer complaints and warranty claims on similar models. The awning supplier, Carefree of Colorado, was notified and participated in this investigation. During the investigation, a small number of unintended awning deployments were discovered on Model Year 2019 to Model Year 2021 Winnebago Travato models. Winnebago Industries identified 5 unintended deployments on Travato models while in transit. Upon completion of the investigation, the Winnebago Product Safety Committee reviewed the findings and decided that the concern may present a risk to motor vehicle safety.

Winnebago Industries is not aware of any injuries or deaths associated with this issue.

 


5 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
WINNEBAGO TRAVATO 2019-2023

 


2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V696-6428.pdf 732.522KB

RCAK-22V696-6428

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V696-5128.PDF 241.973KB

RCLRPT-22V696-5128

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22V696&docType=RCL

 


 

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