Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 1,941 model year 2020 Chateau, Daybreak, Four Winds, Freedom Elite, Majestic, Outlaw and Quantum motorhomes. The battery cables may loosen on the battery isolation manager (BIM) or battery isolation relay (BIR), causing premature BIM/BIR failure or electrical arcing.
The loose connection can causing arcing, increasing the risk of a fire.
TMC will notify owners, and dealers will install lock washers to properly secure the battery cable to the BIM/BIR. If the cable was loose, dealers will also replace the BIM/BIR free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 20, 2019. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867.
The number for this recall is RC000172.
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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