68-0623 – Wiring Gauge Insufficient for Amp Draw – 2018 Forest River Georgetown Recreational Vehicles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V080
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

Wiring Gauge Insufficient for Amp Draw

18 gauge wires cannot handle the potential amp draw, possibly resulting in the wires melting and increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Georgetown recreational vehicles, models GTA36D7 and GTA34P7. These vehicles have 18 gauge wires connected to a 30 amp circuit breaker.

 

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will connect the 18 gauge wiring to an additional circuit breaker that will be installed, free of charge. The recall began on February 20, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-206-7600. Forest River’s number for this recall is 68-0623.

 

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 7, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V080-8953.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


 

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