42-1594 Awning May Extend Unintentionally – 2021 Forest River Berkshire Coach Ultra UL1952 Coaches

January 20, 2023 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 23V014000

Awning May Extend Unintentionally

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

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V014

Manufacturer Forest River Bus, LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 17

 

Summary

Forest River Bus, LLC (Forest River Bus) is recalling certain 2021 Berkshire Coach Ultra UL1952 coaches. The retractable awning may extend unintentionally during transit.

 

Remedy

Dealers will install additional support for the internal components of the gearbox housing, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 1, 2023. Owners may contact Forest River Bus customer service at 1-800-348-7440 or Carefree of Colorado Customer Service Phone Number 1-303-469-3324. Forest River Bus’ number for this recall is 42-1594.

 

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.

 


Chronology :

On January 16, 2023, Forest Rivers’ Office of Corporate Compliance received recall notice 22E-094 from Carefree of Colorado via email.

On January 19, 2023, Forest Rivers’ Office of Corporate Compliance was able to identify affected vehicles by the sales records provided by Carefree of Colorado.

On January 20, 2023, Forest Rivers’ Corporate Recall Committee was notified of the recall.

1/23/2023 Changed Make from Forest River Inc. to Forest River Bus LLC.

 


22E094 Awning May Extend Unintentionally – Carefree Freestyle Gearbox Housing

 

22E094 Awning May Extend Unintentionally – Carefree Freestyle Gearbox Housing

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FOREST RIVER BERKSHIRE 2021

 


3 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report – 1/23/2023

RCLRPT-23V014-6704.PDF 214.326KB

RCLRPT-23V014-6704

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-23V014-6935.pdf 645.779KB

RCAK-23V014-6935

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-23V014-6195.PDF 214.288KB

RCLRPT-23V014-6195

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=23V014&docType=RCL

 


 

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