Thursday, September 16, 2021
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Escape trailers recalled for potential stove gas leak

Escape Trailer is recalling certain 2020 19, 21C, 21NE and 5.0 travel trailers equipped with Dometic 3 burner cooking stoves. The stove’s saddle valve securing bolt may be overtightened, possibly damaging the O-ring seal and causing a continuous gas leak.

A gas leak can increase the risk of a fire.

Remedy
Escape Trailer will notify owners, instructing them to visit a Dometic repair center that will install a remedy kit of gaskets, washers, thread locker bolts, and two round orange labels, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 10, 2021. Owners may contact Escape Trailer customer service at 1-604-703-1650. Escape Trailer’s number for this recall is E012020.

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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While you may not own one of these recreational vehicles, if you know someone who does be sure to tell them. RVtravel.com posts recall notices like this as they are issued so please check this website often.

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