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.



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.



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.



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

Recall Acknowledgement

February 4, 2019

Download (PDF, 240KB)

Recalls Documents


Bestseller No. 1
Valvoline Multi-Purpose Automotive/Industrial Grease 12 Pack Grease-1lb (Case of 12) (VV608-12PK 12 Pack
  • Valvoline general multi-purpose grease is a general-purpose EP grease designed for both Automotive and industrial uses.
  • For non-disc (drum) Brake bearings, chassis and suspension use.
  • Nlgi 2 multi-purpose Lithium complex EP grease.
  • Meets performance standards of: GM 4733-medium, gm6031-medium, Chrysler ms-3701 and mack gc-g.
  • Lubricates at temperatures ranging from -5 DegreeF to 275 DegreeF.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Valvoline Automotive Multi-Purpose Grease - 14.1oz (VV615)
  • Extreme-pressure, high-temperature protection
  • Lubricates at temperatures ranging from -40°F to 400°F
  • NLGI #2 Grade GC-LB Lithium Complex EP Grease
  • GM 1051344; NLGI GC-LB; Supercedes GM 1051195
Bestseller No. 3
Amalie (68326-93 Blue Grade-2 High Temperature Grease - 1 lb.
  • Grease - Blue Hi-Temp - Conventional - 1 lb Tub - Each
SaleBestseller No. 4
Mystik 665005002080 JT-6 Multi-Purpose Hi-Temp Grease Cartridge, 14 oz (Pack of 10)
  • Outstanding shock load protection
  • Excellent protection in severe service requirements such as disc brake wheel bearings, backhoe hinge pins, and conveyor bearings
  • Recommended for mining operations, sand/gravel plants, and construction equipment
SaleBestseller No. 5
Lubriplate L0102-098 No. 1200-2 Multi-Purpose Grease Cartridge, 14.5 oz (Pack of 10)
  • Petroleum-based grease
  • Provides a high film strength and great shear stability
  • Anti-wear and extreme pressure additives
Bestseller No. 6
Valvoline SynPower Synthetic Automotive Grease - 1lb (VV986)
  • For all U.S., European and Japanese Vehicles
  • Provides superior high- and low-temperature protection (-60°F to 425°F) over conventional greases
  • Moly-fortified for increased film strength and exceptional resistance to heavy loads
  • Extreme pressure fortified
  • NLGI #2 GC-LB lithium complex EP grease
Bestseller No. 7
Royal Purple 01312 NLGI No. 2 High Performance Multi-Purpose Synthetic Ultra Performance Grease - 14.1oz.
  • Significantly increases bearing life
  • Bearings run smoother cooler and quieter
  • Satisfies a wide range of grease requirements
  • Outstanding rust/corrosion protection
  • Extreme pressure capabilities
Bestseller No. 8
Bestseller No. 9
LubriMatic 11312 Amber 3 Pack Multi-Purpose Lithium Mini' Grease Guns (3oz. Cartridges), 3 Pack
  • Long lasting, hard working formula delivers high performance in a wide range of heavy-duty applications
  • Recommended for chassis, universal joints and other general purpose applications around the home, farm or shop
  • Works best for lubricating rolling parts
  • NLGI #1-1/2; drop point 350 degrees F; pumps to -10 to -15 degrees F
  • 3 Pack of 3 ounce cartridge for 'Mini' grease guns
SaleBestseller No. 10
Super Lube 21030 Synthetic Grease (NLGI 2), 3 oz Tube
  • Patented synthetic NLGI grade 2 heavy-duty, multipurpose lubricant
  • Dielectric, Food Grade, Clean
  • NSF Rating H-1, safe for incidental food contact
  • Will not drip, run or evaporate
  • Impervious to salt water, safe in potable water

Last update on 2019-04-24 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last update on 2019-04-24 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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