51-0544 – Fire Extinguisher May Be Clogged or Inoperable – 2003-2018 Forest River, Coachmen, Shasta, Continental Cargo, Cargo Mate

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V756
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 365,885

 

Fire Extinguisher May Be Clogged or Inoperable

In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2003-2018 Forest River Berkshire, Charleston, Rockport, Cedar Creek, Cherokee, Riverstone, Salem, Sandpiper, Sierra, Vengeance, Wildcat, Wildwood, XLR Boost, Cargo Mate, Continental Cargo, motorhomes, recreational trailers, toyhaulers, cargo trailers and restroom trailers and 2009-2018 Coachmen Mirada, Pursuit, Concord, Leprechaun, Freelander, Orion and Prism motorhomes, 2009-2017 Coachmen Apex and Catalina recreational trailers, and 2013-2017 Shasta Oasis and Revere recreational trailers, equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button ‘Pindicator’ Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf

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I-18-04 – Motorcycle may Start Unexpectedly – 2018 Indian Motorcycles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V228
Manufacturer Indian Motorcycle Company
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,341

 

Motorcycle may Start Unexpectedly

If the motorcycle starts unintentionally and is parked in an enclosed space, exposure to carbon monoxide may increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2018 Indian Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles. Corrosion may develop within the right combination switch, potentially resulting in the motorcycle starting without the user’s intent if the key fob is near the motorcycle and the required safety interlock conditions are met.

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ACX-1802 – Drag Link Pinch Bolt may be Loose – 2018-2019 Autocar Xpeditor

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V224
Manufacturer Autocar, LLC
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 541

 

Drag Link Pinch Bolt may be Loose

If the pinch bolt loosens, there may be a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Autocar, LLC (Autocar) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Autocar Xpeditor vehicles. The pinch bolt on the clamp for the adjustable length drag link may not have been properly tightened.

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SB 461 – Tail Light Failure/FMVSS 108 – 2018 MCI J4500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V223
Manufacturer Motor Coach Industries
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 195

 

Tail Light Failure/FMVSS 108

If the left taillight does not work, the coach would have reduced visibility to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain 2018 J4500 vehicles. The left rear taillight harness branch of the engine compartment wiring may contact the engine coolant tank causing a loss of power to the left taillight. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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47-0698 – Incorrect Information on Label/FMVSS 110, Part 567 – 2018 Forest River Surveyor Recreational Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V222
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components TIRES, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

Incorrect Information on Label/FMVSS 110, Part 567

If the operator goes by the incorrect information on the Federal Placard they can over inflate the tires and cause premature tire wear, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Forest River Surveyor recreational trailers, model ORSVT247BHDS. The Federal Placard on these vehicles incorrectly indicate a tire size of ST225/75R15D needing 65 PSI and a rim designation of 15X6.0JJ, however, the vehicle is actually equipped with ST205/75R14C tires needing 50 PSI and a rim designation of 14X5.5JJ. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

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