110-1686 – Incorrect Fuse May Cause Fire – 2024 Coachmen Brookstone, Chaparral, Chaparral Lite, & Shasta Phoenix Fifth Wheel Trailers

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September 29, 2023 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 23V660000

Incorrect Fuse May Cause Fire

An incorrect fuse may not function as intended and increase the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V660

Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 50

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2024 Coachmen Brookstone, Chaparral, Chaparral Lite, and Shasta Phoenix fifth wheel trailers. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with an incorrect fuse in the power distribution center.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the fuse with a 15-AMP 12-Volt fuse, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed October 6, 2023. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-574-825-7101. Forest River’s number for this recall is 110-1686.

 

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.

 


This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements Motor Vehicle Safety Act. This notice is also sent in accordance with the requirements of the United States’ National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act. Forest River has decided that a defect, which relates to the motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2024 Brookstone, Chaparral, Chaparral Lite & Shasta Phoenix Fifth Wheel Recreational Vehicles. This is to inform you that your vehicle may contain a defect that could affect the safety of a person.

 

WHAT IS THE DEFECT?

It is possible an incorrect fuse may have been installed into the vehicles power distribution center.

 

EVALUATION OF THE RISK TO THE VEHICLE AND OPERATOR(S) RELATED TO THE RECALL.

The fuse may not fail under certain conditions as intended, leading to the circuits to potentially cause a fire which may lead to property damage.

 

WHAT IS FOREST RIVER AND OUR DEALERSHIPS GOING TO DO?

Forest River is notifying dealerships of the recall. You may have the recall corrected at any Forest River dealership. However, it is preferable if you have your selling dealership perform the remedy. Forest River completely covers your cost for the remedy; you will not receive any bill of sale for anything covered under the above recall number.

 

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

Please contact your dealer immediately and request a service appointment to schedule the free remedy. The remedy will include removal of the incorrect fuse and install of the correct fuse. The vehicle Owner is responsible for arranging to have the work completed. Please state you have been notified by Forest River of having a recall in process for your vehicle and provide the recall number for the dealership. It is also helpful to the dealership to have a copy of this letter when you take your vehicle in for the recall remedy. You may also visit www.forestriverinc.com for dealer locations.

 

HOW LONG WILL THE REMEDY PROCESS TAKE?

The estimated time of repair is .25 hours. However, the dealership may need to keep your vehicle or schedule an appointment with you for a later date to fit into their regular service schedule.

 

WHAT IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY PAID FOR REPAIRS TO YOUR VEHICLE FOR THIS PARTICULAR CONDITION?

If you have already paid for a repair that is within the scope of this defect under recall, you still need to have this recall inspected and/or performed to ensure the correct parts and procedures were utilized.

Additionally, you may be eligible for a refund of previously paid repairs. Refunds will only be provided for within the scope of this defect under recall.

Please send the service invoice to the following address:

Coachmen Fifth Wheels
Forest River, Inc
Attn: Warranty Manager
PO Box 30
Middlebury, IN 46540

 


RECALL 23V660 / 2023-537 REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS

Make(s): MANY, SEE BELOW
Model(s): MANY, SEE BELOW
Model Year(s): 2024
Repair Code: RC-003-01-00-004420
Allotted Time: .25 HRS.
Inspection Code: RC-003-05-00-004419
Allotted Time: .10 HRS.
Concern:
Manufacturing may have installed incorrect fuses into the vehicles power distribution center.
Photo(s) Required: YES, PRE & POST
Prior Authorization Required: NO
Part(s) Kit Number: N/A
Part(s) Return: N/A

 

Turn off LP Gas at LPG Tank(s). Disconnect the vehicles’ battery Positive and Negative, disconnect any House battery(s) Positive and Negative, if equipped with a generator ensure it is off and lastly, ensure the vehicle is disconnected from shore power. Block any tires/wheels to prevent the vehicle from rolling. Failure to do so may result in electrocution, fire or other personal injury, property damage and/or death.

 

CERTAIN: 2024 – BROOKSTONE: BKF344FL, BKF352RLD & BKF374RK

CERTAIN: 2024 – CHAPARRAL: CHF334FL, CHF360IBL, CHF367BH & CHF375BAF

CERTAIN: 2024 – CHAPARRAL LITE: CLF235RK, CLF274BH, CLF284RL, CLF30BHS & CLF30RLS

CERTAIN: 2024 – SHASTA PHOENIX: SPF235RK, SPF25RE, SPF30BH, SPF30RLS, SPF334FL, SPF360BH, SPF370BAF & SPF373MBRB

 

REQUIRED RESOURCES:

FLASH LIGHT
BLADE FUSE PULLER
FUSES (MANY) – SOURCED LOCALLY

 

INSPECTION:

STEP 1: LOCATE THE POWER DISTIBUTION CENTER INSIDE THE VEHICLE;

 

STEP 2: PRESS THE LID AND IT WILL “POP” OPEN;

 

STEP 3: LOOK AT THE 12V DC FUSES;

  • IF THE FUSES MATCH THE LISTING ON THE WHITE LABEL TO THE RIGHT OF THE FUSES, CLAIM THE INSPECTION ONLY – DO NOT PROCEED.
  • IF THE FUSES DO NOT MATCH THE LISTING FUSES, MOVE ON TO THE REMEDY;

 

REMEDY:

STEP 1: REMOVE ANY FUSE THAT DOES NOT MATCH THE WHITE LABEL LISTING FOR THE FUSE SIZE;

 

STEP 2: INSTALL THE CORRECT FUSE(S) THAT IS LABELED FOR THAT PARTICULAR CIRCUIT NUMBER;

 

STEP 3: VERIFY EACH CIRCUIT WITH THE FUSE SIZE AGAIN TO MATCH THE WHITE LABEL, CIRCUIT NUMBER AND LOCATION IN THE DISTRIBUTION PANEL;

 

STEP 4: POWER THE VEHICLE ON AND VERIFY CORRECT OPERATIONS;

 

STEP 5: CLEAN AREA;

 

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Chronology :

On September 27, 2023, during a routine Corporate Standards Audit of units in the ship yard with certain August manufacturing date, was discovered that a possible incorrect fuse may have been installed into the vehicles power distribution center.

On September 28, 2023, the Corporate Standards Manager and manufacturing plant contacted Forest River’s Office of Corporate Compliance (“OCC”) the same day. OCC opened a research item.

On September 29, 2023, Forest Rivers Corporate Recall Committee voted to recall. All vehicles are located at Dealers, therefore there will not be an owner notification for this recall.

On October 3, 2023, during our recall notification process to Dealers, it was found that 3 units were retail sold.
Therefore, we will be sending owner notification letters.

 


3 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
COACHMEN BROOKSTONE 2024
COACHMEN CHAPARRAL 2024
SHASTA PHOENIX 2024

 


7 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report – 10/4/2023

RCLRPT-23V660-9631.PDF 216.48KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-23V660-8836.pdf 646.069KB

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Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-23V660-8936.PDF 216.41KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-23V660-0087.pdf 127.506KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-23V660-5385.pdf 205.575KB

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ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-23V660-3641.pdf 244.059KB

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Recall 573 Report – 10/16/2023

RCLRPT-23V660-5296.PDF 217.347KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=23V660&docType=RCL

 


 

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