10B-0943 - Break-Away Switch May Disconnect From Battery - 2019 Forest River Flagstaff & Rockwood Recreational Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V069
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,454

 

Break-Away Switch May Disconnect From Battery

The trailer's inability to apply the brakes in the event of a separation can increase the risk of crash.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019 Flagstaff and Rockwood recreational trailers. The break-away safety switch may be improperly wired, and as a result, the trailer brakes will not apply in the event that the trailer disconnects from the tow vehicle.

 

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a new wiring harness to maintain the supply of power to the brake system, free of charge. The recall began February 25, 2019. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-2640. Forest River's number for this recall is 10B-0943.

 

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.


Remedy Instructions and TSB

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCRIT-19V069-2891.pdf

Download (PDF, 2.16MB)


Recall Acknowledgement

March 12, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V069-4141.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V069&docType=RCL


 

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