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2017 FOREST RIVER WILDCAT Recall - Campaign #18V550000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2017 FOREST RIVER WILDCAT RECALL - #18V550000

RECALL FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : BATTERY

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2014-2019 Forest River Salem, Wildcat Maxx, Wildwood, Vibe, and Rainier recreational trailers. The break-away safety switch may not have been wired to a constant power source, and, as a result, the switch may be inadvertently disconnected from the trailer house battery causing the brakes to not engage if the trailer detaches from the tow vehicle.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2017 FOREST RIVER WILDCAT
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Manufactured between 8/21/2013 - 8/13/2018
Recalled on 8/24/2018
Influenced by Forest River, Inc.
Owners Notified on 9/25/2018
# Affected 5,847
Recalled for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
 
Description Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2014-2019 Forest River Salem, Wildcat Maxx, Wildwood, Vibe, and Rainier recreational trailers. The break-away safety switch may not have been wired to a constant power source, and, as a result, the switch may be inadvertently disconnected from the trailer house battery causing the brakes to not engage if the trailer detaches from the tow vehicle.
Consequences If the trailer brakes cannot engage if the trailer detaches from tow vehicle, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Corrective action Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a new wiring harness to reroute the wiring, free of charge. The recall began September 25, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-503-831-5410. Forest River's number for this recall is 22/30-0824.
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 2017 FOREST RIVER WILDCAT Recall for TIRES

2017 FOREST RIVER WILDCAT Recall for EQUIPMENT
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