64-1776 – Incorrectly Wired Breakaway Switch – 2024 Forest River Aurora Travel Trailers

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May 10, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V325000

Incorrectly Wired Breakaway Switch

A breakaway switch failure increases the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V325

Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected 3



Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2024 Aurora ART26BHS travel trailers. The breakaway switch may be incorrectly wired, preventing the breakaway switch from activating if the trailer detaches from the tow vehicle.



Dealers will rewire the breakaway switch, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 19, 2024. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-541-995-34477. Forest River’s number for this recall is 64-1776.



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 :

During a routine Corporate Standards Audit during the week of May 3, 2024, it was discovered that an employee was not hooking the brake-away switch wire to the constant (battery) power side of the battery disconnect switch.

On May 7, 2024, the manufacturing plant found that it had shipped three vehicles suspected to have this condition and contacted Forest River’s Office of Corporate Compliance (“OCC”). OCC opened a research item.

On May 10, 2024, Forest Rivers Corporate Recall Committee voted to recall.


1 Affected Product




3 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V325-7107.PDF 214.081KB


Miscellaneous Document – Stop Sale Notice – 64-1776

RMISC-24V325-4381.pdf 145.399KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V325-8024.pdf 645.936KB


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