TIF-109 - Tow Hitch may Detach from Motorhome - 2013-2018 Tiffin Allegro Open Road Motorhomes

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V328
Manufacturer Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc.
Components TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,871

 

Tow Hitch may Detach from Motorhome

If the hitch detaches, the tow vehicle would not be connected to the motorhome, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Allegro Open Road motorhomes. Insufficient strength of the frame rail may allow the tow hitch to detach from the motorhome.

 

Remedy

Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will install an insert plate to strengthen the frame rail, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Tiffin customer service at 1-256-356-8661. Tiffin's number for this recall is TIF-109. Note: Some vehicles already remedied as part of recall 17V200 will need the additional repairs covered by this recall.

 

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

June 8, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V328-8785.pdf

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