FOREST RIVER ( 12V458000 )
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 06:00:00 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
FOREST RIVER / FORESTER
FOREST RIVER / LEXINGTON
FOREST RIVER / SUNSEEKER
FOREST RIVER, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: SEP 17, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
NHTSA Action Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG LINES AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,585
Summary: Forest River, Inc., (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Sunseeker 2860, 3120, 3170, Forester 2861, 3121, 3171, and Lexington 283 Class C motorhomes, manufactured from August 18, 2009, through September 12, 2012. The liquid propane gas (LPG) fuel line that supplies fuel to appliances in the slide out, can become damaged.
Consequence: A damaged LPG fuel line can lead to an explosion and/or fire, increasing the risk of injury or death.
Remedy: Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will repair the affected vehicles free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2012. Owners may contact Forest River at 1-574-295-8749.