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Forest River recalls more than 49,000 motorhomes, towables

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2022-2023 Coachmen Catalina, Cross Trail, Pursuit, Sportscoach, East to West Della Terra, Silver Lake, Forest River Forester, FR3, Sunseeker, Wildwood, 2022 Coachmen Adrenaline, Apex, Brookstone, Chaparral, Chaparral Lite, Clipper, Freedom Express, Independence Trail, Mirada, Spirit, Viking, Work and Play, East to West Ahara, Tandara, Forest River Aurora, Cardinal, Cedar Creek, Cherokee, Flagstaff, Georgetown, Ibex, Impression, Ozark, Puma, R-Pod, Rockwood, Sabre, Salem, Sandpiper, Sandstorm, Shockwave, Sierra, Solera, Stealth, Stealth Evo, Surveyor, Vengeance, Vibe, Wildcat, XLR Toyhauler, Prime Time Avenger, Crusader, Lacrosse, Sanibel, Tracer, Shasta Oasis, and Phoenix fifth wheel and travel trailers.

The electric retractable awning has a welded seam on the fabric that may separate, potentially allowing the awning to drop beyond normal operation.

An awning that drops or extends beyond normal operation can increase the risk of injury. As many as 49,295 RVs may be affected by the recall.

Remedy
Dealers will replace the fabric roll or complete awning, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 17, 2022. Owners may contact the customer service numbers listed in the recall report for their designated model. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-1532. This recall supersedes and expands NHTSA recall number 22V-486.

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.nhtsa.gov.

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Sharon B
3 hours ago

In the caption above ‘Around the Web’ on this Newsletter it says “California launches no out of pocket cost solar program.” Please correct that image. The person pictured is the governor of the State of Florida. His name is Ron DeSantis. Gavin Newsom is the real governor of California. Please change this image.

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3 hours ago
Reply to  Sharon B

Hi, Sharon. Those items above and below “Around the Web” are auto-inserted by Google AdSense. We have absolutely nothing to do with the content, and there is no way we can change the image. They are automatically inserted based on the user’s previous viewing history and/or their location, and are different for everyone. I just clicked on the post you commented on and the image above “Around the Web” showed an ad for RVshare. I refreshed the page and the ad changed to one for rodent control. When you’re on a page and see that ad, try refreshing the page and see if it doesn’t change for you, also. Sorry we can’t do anything about that image. Take care. 🙂 –Diane

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