51-1485 – Loose Wiring May Cause Fire – 2022 Coachmen Catalina, Aurora, Apex, Freedom Express, Spirit, Work N Play, Forest River XLR Toy Hauler, Vengeance, Sabre, Cherokee, & Cardinal Travel Trailers & Fifth Wheel Trailers

March 8, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V135000

Loose Wiring May Cause Fire

Loose wires may contact each other and cause an electrical short, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V135

Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,009

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2022 Coachmen Catalina, Aurora, Apex, Freedom Express, Spirit, Work N Play, Forest River XLR Toy Hauler, Vengeance, Sabre, Cherokee, and Cardinal travel trailers and fifth wheels. The wire cord that connects to the back of the 50AMP shore power inlet may be loose.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the shore cord inlet, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 18, 2022. Owners may contact the following customer service numbers: Forest River 1-574-825-4995; Catalina & Aurora 1-574-825-8657; APEX 1-574-825-8205; Freedom Express & Work n Play 1-574-825-6302; Cardinal 1-574-296-7700; Cherokee and Vengeance 1-260-499-2100; Sabre 1-574-642-2100; and XLR 1-574-642-0432. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-1485.

 

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.

 


11 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
COACHMEN APEX 2022
COACHMEN AURORA 2022
COACHMEN CATALINA 2022
COACHMEN FREEDOM EXPRESS 2022
COACHMEN SPIRIT 2022
COACHMEN WORK AND PLAY 2022
FOREST RIVER CARDINAL 2022
FOREST RIVER CHEROKEE 2022
FOREST RIVER SABRE 2022
FOREST RIVER VENGEANCE 2022
FOREST RIVER XLR TOYHAULER 2022

 


3 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V135-9446.PDF 220.444KB

RCLRPT-22V135-9446

 


Recall 573 Report – 3/14/2022

RCLRPT-22V135-7115.PDF 220.534KB

RCLRPT-22V135-7115

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V135-6909.pdf 688.402KB

RCAK-22V135-6909

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22V135&docType=RCL

 


 

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  • Diverse Uses: The shore power inlet is suitable for industrial indoor and outdoor applications; This waterproof ac electrical power inlet receptacle is going to be a must-have accessory tool for any car, boat, marine, truck, trailer, camper, pickup, RV, industrial and electrical applications; You can also use it as a generator or battery charger plug for your electrical devices;
  • Waterproof Cover: For enhanced protection against rain, wind, dust, sleet, and ice formations, the RV electrical outlet features strong and durable construction; A rugged, waterproof ac power inlet receptacle with a pressure-fit rubberized cover for multiple indoor and outdoor use;
  • Simple Installation: It's not rocket science! It takes just four steps to make this RV power inlet functional: step 1, use the 1.88 inches hole saw to drill a hole for this 125V shore power inlet, step 2. Place the 15 Amp power inlet in the hole and mark the four screws position, step 3. Fix the ac port plug using the screws, and step 4. Just plug your device; The ac plug has now been installed easily and successfully!
  • 1 ⅞-Inch Hole Saw Bonus: A special gear design and stainless-steel construction makes this 1 ⅞ inches tool ideal for accurate and symmetrical holes when pre-installing the shore power inlet; Their teeth provide a fast and clean cutting on softwood, PVC board, plastic, and much more;
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