January 12, 2018
If the tongue jack retracts or extends unexpectedly, there could be an increased risk of a crash or injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V051
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,349
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Rockwood and Flagstaff, and Coachmen Freedom Express recreational trailers and 2017-2018 Palomino and XLR ToyHauler and Coachmen Viking recreational trailers equipped with a Smart-Jack model power tongue jack. The laminated plastic touch pad on the jack may crack or separate allowing water to enter, potentially causing the jack to operate unintentionally.
Forest River will notify owners, and a Forest River or a Lippert dealer will replace the power tongue jack, free of charge. The recall began on February 20, 2018. Rockwood and Flagstaff Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-5164; XLR ToyHauler owners can call 1-574-642-0432; Viking owners can call 1-269-467-4600; Freedom Express owners can call 1-574-825-8205; Palomino owners can call 1-269-432-3246. Lippert Customer service can be reached at 1-574-538-4514 or by email at [email protected] Forest River's number for this recall is 51-0610.
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.
9 Affected Products
5 Associated Documents
Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2018-1RCLQRT-18V051-1835
Defect Notice 573 ReportRCLRPT-18V051-5633
Remedy Instructions and TSB
Recall 573 Report- Amendment 1RCLRPT-18V051-6735
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