81-1462 – Incorrect Tire Pressure on Label – 2022 Forest River Vengeance Fifth Wheel Trailers

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January 28, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V041000

Incorrect Tire Pressure on Label/FMVSS 120 & 567

Incorrect tire pressure information may result in under-inflated tires that can fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V041

Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.

Components TIRES, EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 21

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2022 Vengeance Fifth Wheel trailers. The tire pressure label may indicate incorrect tire pressure information for the front tires. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard numbers 120, “Wheels and Rims-Other Than Passenger Cars” and 567, “Certification.”

 

Remedy

Forest River will mail replacement labels, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed February 8, 2022. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-260-499-2100. Forest River’s number for this recall is 81-1462.

 

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.

 


This Notice applies to your vehicle VIN listed above.

Dear Forest River Customer:

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of Canada’s Motor Vehicle Safety Act and in accordance with the requirements of the United States’ National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act. Forest River has decided that a noncompliance, which relates to the motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2022 Vengeance VGF383G2-81 Fifth Wheel recreational vehicles. The vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, “Tire and Rim Selection” and 49 CFR Part 567 “Certification” Additionally, this non-compliance fails to meet the requirements of Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations; Part 120 “Tire and Rim Selection”. This is to inform you that your vehicle may be non-compliant with the requirements of the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations and that the non-compliance could affect the safety of a person.

 

WHAT IS THE DEFECT/NONCOMPLIANCE?

The Federal Placard had the incorrect tire pressure for the front axle, the placard states 50 psi and it should be 80 psi. The rear axle does have the correct tire pressure listed as 80 psi.

 

EVALUATION OF THE RISK TO THE VEHICLE AND OPERATOR(S) RELATED TO THE RECALL.

If the tire is not at the correct pressure, the tire may fail increasing the risk of a crash.

 

WHAT IS FOREST RIVER AND OUR DEALERSHIPS GOING TO DO?

The replacement labels for this recall is included with this notification. Forest River has notified dealerships of this recall and have provided them with remedy instructions to install these Federal Placards if you are uncomfortable installing them yourself. You may have the recall corrected at any Forest River dealership. However, it is preferable if you have your selling dealership perform the remedy. Forest River completely covers your cost for the remedy; you will not receive any bill of sale for anything covered under the above recall number.

 

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

Federal Placard Installation:

The labels are located on the road side of the unit, low on the sidewall or on the upper deck on the same side and on the entry door.

Wipe off the labels with isopropyl alcohol.

Match the labels and carefully place the new labels directly on top of the old labels

If you are not comfortable with installing these labels:

Please contact your dealer immediately and request a service appointment to schedule the free remedy. The vehicle Owner is responsible for arranging to have the work completed. Please state you have been notified by Forest River and provide the recall number for the dealership. It is also helpful to the dealership to have a copy of this letter when you take your vehicle in for the recall remedy.

You may also visit www.forestriverinc.com for dealer locations.

 

HOW LONG WILL THE REMEDY PROCESS TAKE?

The estimated time of repair is .10 However, the dealership may need to keep your vehicle or schedule an appointment with you for a later date to fit into their regular service schedule.

 

WHAT IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY PAID FOR REPAIRS TO YOUR VEHICLE FOR THIS PARTICULAR CONDITION?

If you have already paid for a repair that is within the scope of this defect you still need to have this recall inspected and/or performed to ensure the correct parts and procedures were utilized. Additionally, you may be eligible for a refund of previously paid repairs. Refunds will only be provided for within the scope of this recall.

Please send a copy of the service invoice to the following address:

Cherokee
Forest River, Inc.
Attn: WARRANTY MANAGER
1500 N Detroit St.
Lagrange, IN 46761

 


Chronology :

On 1/17/2022, Forest River corrected the tire pressure information entered for this model and began its review of all other model ran in the plant since 12/1/2021.

After an extensive review it was determined that the VGF383G2-81 was the only model affected.

On1/25/2022 Forest River was able to determine the scope of vehicles.

On 1/28/2022 Forest Rivers Corporate Recall Committee voted to recall

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FOREST RIVER VENGEANCE 2022

 


6 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V041-5510.pdf 645.17KB

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Noncompliance Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V041-6121.PDF 214.946KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-22V041-9018.pdf 1130.848KB

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ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-22V041-1125.pdf 193.5KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-22V041-6844.pdf 211.242KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2022-1

RCLQRT-22V041-5866.PDF 211.137KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22V041&docType=RCL

 


 

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