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2016 FOREST RIVER WILDCAT Recall - Campaign #16V059000

 
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2016 FOREST RIVER WILDCAT RECALL - #16V059000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT : OTHER : LABELS

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2016 Wildcat recreational trailers, models WCF28SGX, WCF29RKP, WCF29RLX, and WCF31SAX, manufactured from September 25, 2015, through January 20, 2016. The affected vehicles may have been produced with an incorrect Federal placard that has an improperly reduced Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) of 3500lbs. The correct GAWR is 5200lbs. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2016 FOREST RIVER WILDCAT
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Manufactured between 9/25/2015 - 1/20/2016
Recalled on 2/3/2016
Influenced by Forest River, Inc.
Owners Notified on 2/19/2016
# Affected 52
Recalled for EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
 
Description Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2016 Wildcat recreational trailers, models WCF28SGX, WCF29RKP, WCF29RLX, and WCF31SAX, manufactured from September 25, 2015, through January 20, 2016. The affected vehicles may have been produced with an incorrect Federal placard that has an improperly reduced Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) of 3500lbs. The correct GAWR is 5200lbs. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Consequences Incorrect Federal Placard information such as the Gross Axle Weight Rating could lead to reduced handling of the vehicle, potentially leading to loss of control or a crash.
Corrective action Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will provide a corrected Federal placard, free of charge. The recall began on February 19, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-862-2071. Forest River's number for this recall is 23-01262016-0131.
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.
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