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2018 FOREST RIVER FORESTER Recall - Campaign #17V612000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2018 FOREST RIVER FORESTER RECALL - #17V612000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT : OTHER : LABELS

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Forester motorhomes, model FRC3271SF. The Federal Placard may inaccurately state that the vehicle has single rear wheels and tires, when the vehicle is equipped with dual rear wheels and tires. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, "Wheels and Rims-Other than Passenger Cars" and fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

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Vehicle 2018 FOREST RIVER FORESTER
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Manufactured between 5/31/2017 - 7/26/2017
Recalled on 10/3/2017
Influenced by Forest River, Inc.
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 6
Recalled for EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
 
Description Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Forester motorhomes, model FRC3271SF. The Federal Placard may inaccurately state that the vehicle has single rear wheels and tires, when the vehicle is equipped with dual rear wheels and tires. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, "Wheels and Rims-Other than Passenger Cars" and fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Consequences The Federal Placards may cause the operator to not properly maintain the tires and/or wheels. Failure to maintain the tires may lead to improper handling, potentially increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Forest River will notify owners and will provide a corrected Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 28, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-206-7600. Forest River's number for this recall is 34-0528.
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.
See also 2018 FOREST RIVER FORESTER Recall for EQUIPMENT, OTHER, LABELS

2018 FOREST RIVER FORESTER Recall for WHEELS
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