2020-2021 Heartland Cyclone & 2019-2021 Road Warrior Toy Hauler Recreational Trailers Transfer Switch Wires May Come Loose

November 1, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V849000

Transfer Switch Wires May Come Loose

Loose wires can cause electrical arcing, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V849

Manufacturer Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,783

 

Summary

Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Heartland Cyclone and 2019-2021 Road Warrior Toy Hauler recreational trailers. The transfer switch wire securement lugs may have been improperly tightened during production, causing the wires to come loose.

 

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and tighten the securement lugs, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed December 16, 2021. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-877-262-8032.

 

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.nhtsa.gov.

 


2021 Heartland Cyclone
2021 Heartland Cyclone

 


21v849 & 2021-668
WC : 99.01.62

Transfer switch Torque Verification

1. Disconnect shore power. Turn battery disconnects to the off position.

 

3. Once access has been gained to transfer switch, remove cover using a 1/4” socket to loosen set screw.

 

4. Once cover has been removed from the transfer switch using an in.lbs torque screwdriver /wrench tighten each conductor lug to the specified torque indicated on the inside of the transfer switch cover or in the installation instructions.

 

5. Torque specs listed on the inside of the transfer switch cover.

 

Tools Needed

1. Screw gun with number two square bit.
2. 1/4” socket or wrench.
3. IN.LBS torque screwdriver or wrench.
4. 5/32” hex bit.

 


5 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
HEARTLAND CYCLONE 2020-2021
HEARTLAND ROAD WARRIOR 2019-2021

 


8 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V849-9369.PDF 215.592KB

RCLRPT-21V849-9369

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-21V849-4890.pdf 646.013KB

RCAK-21V849-4890

 


Recall 573 Report – Amendment 1

RCLRPT-21V849-7553.PDF 215.634KB

RCLRPT-21V849-7553

 


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2021-4

RCLQRT-21V849-0187.PDF 211.139KB

RCLQRT-21V849-0187

 


Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-21V849-9011.pdf 590.817KB

RCRIT-21V849-9011

 


Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2022-1

RCLQRT-21V849-1193.PDF 211.245KB

RCLQRT-21V849-1193

 


Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2022-2

RCLQRT-21V849-7851.PDF 211.325KB

RCLQRT-21V849-7851

 


Recall Quarterly Report #4, 2022-3

RCLQRT-21V849-6300.PDF 211.433KB

RCLQRT-21V849-6300

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=21V849&docType=RCL

 


 

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