22E079 – Cracked LP Gas Quick Disconnect Fitting – Skinny Guy Camper Model 6.5 Campers

September 21, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22E079000

Cracked LP Gas Quick Disconnect Fitting

A gas leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 22E079

Manufacturer Skinny Guy Campers LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 17



Skinny Guy Campers LLC (Skinny Guy Camper) is recalling certain Model 6.5 Campers. The quick disconnect fittings in the LP gas system may be cracked, causing a gas leak.



Dealers will replace the quick disconnect fittings, free of charge. All campers were remedied in June 2022. Owners may contact Skinny Guy Camper customer service at 1-574-891-0200.



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.


Chronology :

On February 15, 2022, Enerco’s affiliate Flex-Tech was contacted by an OEM RV Manufacturer to share information about several samples of cracked quick-disconnects. This quick-disconnect has been sold in the RV OEM market since approximately January 2018 and in the aftermarket since approximately 2016. Until this contact from the OEM RV Manufacturer, Enerco was aware of isolated claims of cracking, beginning in July 2021.

On February 18, 2022 Enerco immediately started investigating the manufacturing process on behalf of Flex-Tech and found variation in the process of inserting the brass male nipple in to the quick disconnect. Enerco: (1) Found that UL/CSA spec allows up to 18.5ft lbs insertion torque; (2) Determined to set torque insertion torque at 12ft lbs; (3) Trained quality control inspectors to inspect for potential cracks that could have developed in the assembly process; (4) Implemented new plan on 2/21/22.

On April 5, 2022, meeting at RV OEM on Wed April 5 who reported consumer warranty claims related to QD cracking in Q3 2021; Q4 2021; Q1 2022.

On April 6-8, 2022, Flex-Tech team went in to several RV OEM facilities and found cracked QD’s in recent shipments (production dates 3/2 to 3/31).

On April 7-8, 2022, Enerco team spent 2 days at plant reviewing and investigating cracked quick-disconnects from the plants that were brought back.

On April 8, 2022, Enerco team cannot re-create a crack at any level of insertion torque up to 60 ft lbs. Enerco reduced insertion torque from 12 ft lbs to 8ft lbs. Flex-Tech and Enerco purged plant inventory and Flex-Tech re-started production at 8ft lbs insertion torque; to date Flex-Tech has not detected cracked quick-disconnects within its facility, and all assemblies are 100% leak tested at 60psi. Enerco had an outside laboratory perform brass composition tests on recent cracked quick-disconnects as well as un-cracked samples going back to 2018 and found all met the brass material composition specification.


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1 Affected Product




3 Associated Documents

Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2022-2

RCLQRT-22E079-2892.PDF 239.304KB



Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22E079-7822.pdf 645.469KB



Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22E079-7941.PDF 243.269KB



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