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Forest River recalls 5th wheels. Spare tire carriers can fall off

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2021 Cardinal and Wildcat fifth wheel trailers. The spare tire carrier could have been installed incorrectly, allowing it to detach from the vehicle.

A detached spare tire carrier can increase the risk of a crash or injury.

Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will secure the spare tire carrier, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 17, 2021. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-574-296-7700. Forest River’s number for this recall is 15-1304.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).

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