Insufficient Grease on Bearings may cause Failure - 2019 Coachmen Apex Recreational Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V879
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 128

 

Insufficient Grease on Bearings may cause Failure

If the bearings overheat, the hub may fail, affecting handling and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019 Coachmen Apex recreational trailers. The inner hub bearings may not have been sufficiently greased, which can cause the bearings to overheat and fail.

 

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the hubs and bearings, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 4, 2019. Customer service number unknown at this time. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-0923.

 

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.safercar.gov.


Recall Acknowledgement

February 4, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V879-6814.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V879&docType=RCL


 

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