Sunday, March 26, 2023


Winnebago recalls some trailers built with wrong axle

Winnebago Towable (Winnebago) is recalling certain 2021 Micro Minnie recreational vehicles. The ultra lightweight travel trailers were built with undersized axles that may not support the weight of the RVs and could break.

If the axle should break it could result in serious injury or even death.

Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 2,500-pound rated axle with the correct 4,000-pound rated axle at no charge to the RV owner. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-6939 or 1-800-537-1885.

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

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Tommy Molnar
2 years ago

This kind of ‘mistake’ is just plain scary to me!

2 years ago

There is something more going on here. Winnebago downgraded their specs on these units from 4000 lb axles down to 2500 lb axles during the build in 2020. The dealers were still advertising the units as having 7000 lb GVWR. The actual load decals showed 5000 lb GVWR. I asked their customer service about this and never received a reply. So – what is the real story.

2 years ago

Is there not any kind of quality control at these places. The RV Industry definitely needs a large large reboot.

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