Corrosion on Winch Remote Control Circuit Board – Rosenbauer – 2020-2022 Commercial F-550, 2022 Commercial M2-106, M2-112, Commercial 567, 2021 Commander, & Avenger

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July 31, 2023 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 23V536000

Corrosion on Winch Remote Control Circuit Board

A winch that operates unintentionally increases the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V536000

Manufacturer Rosenbauer America


Potential Number of Units Affected 13



Rosenbauer America (Rosenbauer) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Commercial F-550, 2022 Commercial M2-106, M2-112, Commercial 567, 2021 Commander, and Avenger vehicles equipped with certain Warn Industries VR EVO winches with a wireless handheld remote. Water may enter the handheld remote control for the winch and cause circuit board corrosion, which can allow the winch to operate unintentionally.



Rosenbauer will notify owners and provide instructions for inspecting the remote for corrosion, disabling the wireless function, and ordering a new wired remote if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 29, 2023. Owners may contact Rosenbauer customer service at 1-651-462-1000.



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 :

3/13/2023: NHTSA contacted Rosenbauer to verify that we would submit a recall. Warn identified Rosenbauer as a buyer of the recalled winches but Rosenbauer was experiencing problems with their email server at that time and did not receive the email.

3/30/2023: NHTSA contacted Rosenbauer again to verify but our email was still down.
At this time nor before March 2023, we did not receive any notification from Warn either.

7/24/2023: NHTSA contacted Rosenbauer for an update and the email was received.

7/25/2023: Rosenbauer contacted Warn for PO information.

7/26/2023: Warn sent the list of recall winches with Rosenbauer’s PO number.

7/28/2023: Rosenbauer finalized the list by tying the recalled winches to a VIN.

7/31/2023: Recall was filed.


8 Affected Products




2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-23V536-1867.pdf 694.735KB

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Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-23V536-7515.PDF 220.661KB

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