feedback
facebook page
Follow Me on Pinterest
twitter page
google plus page
rss feed

Recalled Product

List of recalls for Coachmen Catalina

Search Recalls or Browse by Category
Consumer Products (?)
Food & Health (?)
Vehicles (?)
Home > Recalled Products > Vehicle Recalls > Coachmen > Catalina Recalls

Coachmen Catalina Recalls

There have been 6 recalls on Catalina vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-04-20 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-05-16, was due to a problem with the non-powered axle assembly. Approximately 346 vehicles were involved. Since 1999, Catalina's have experienced approximately 14 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment, wheels, body, recreational vehicle and electrical. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Coachmen Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Coachmen Catalina vehicles

Do you work for Coachmen? Contact us to learn how you can control data, information and ads shown on this page.

Detailed Recall Information for Coachmen Catalina

Show Recalls for Model Year:
All
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2010
2011
2013
2014
2016
2015-04-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-05-16)
Recall Summary: Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2016 Amera-Lite ATTX and WATTX, Forest River Cherokee, Cherokee Grey Wolf, Cherokee Wolf Pup, Salem, Salem Laminated, Salem Limited Edition, Vengeance, Wildwood, Wildwood Laminated, and Wildwood Limited Edition, Cargo Mate Blazer, E Series, E Series Wedge, Eliminator, and Qualifier, Continental Cargo Auto Master, Elite Series, Tailwind and Value Hauler, Coachmen Catalina and Freedom Express, Palomino Puma and US Cargo Patriot X, Phantom, Trail & Sport and Trail Master trailers manufactured March 1, 2015, to March 31, 2015. In the affected trailers, the studs that are used to attach the wheels to the axle hubs may break.
Hazard: If the wheel studs break, the wheel could detach from the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace any affected wheel hub, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2015. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-800-453-6064. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-03312015-0025.
Additional Info: 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.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V231000
   
2013-05-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-05-18)
Recall Summary: Forest River is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Forest River models Blue Ridge, Cardinal, Cherokee, Columbus, EVO, Georgetown, Flagstaff, Forester, Lexington, Puma, Rockwood, Sabre, Salem, Sandpiper, Sandstorm, Sierra, Stealth, Sunseeker, Wildcat, Wildwood, Work and Play and XLR; Coachmen models Brookstone, Catalina, Chaparral, Concord, Encounter, Freedom Express, Freelander, Leprechaun, Mirada, Pursuit, and Sportcoach; Prime Time models Avenger, Crusader, Lacrosse, Saniber, and Tracer; Palomino model Maverick Truck Camper; Cargo Mate model Eliminator and Shasta models Revere, Phoenix recreational vehicles manufactured from February 13, 2013, through April 18, 2013. Due to a design change in the power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
Hazard: If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.
Remedy: Forest River will notify owners and Dometic staff will replace the affected motors with motors of a different design. A notification schedule has not yet been provided. Owners may contact Forest River at 1-574-389-4600 or Dometic at 1-888-447-0003 for more information. Owners are being instructed not to drive their vehicle until repairs can be performed.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V203000
   
2010-12-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-02)
Recall Summary: COACHMEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 CATALINA AND FREEDOM EXPRESS COACHES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 23, 2010, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 AND EQUIPPED WITH 15" X 6" WHITE SPOKE OR MODULAR DESIGN STEEL WHEELS WITH A SIX HOLE BOLT PATTERN. SOME OF THE WHEELS MAY HAVE INADEQUATE WELD PENETRATION BETWEEN THE OUTER RING AND THE CENTER PLATE DUE TO IMPROPER PLATE ALIGNMENT.
Hazard: THERE COULD BE A POTENTIAL WHEEL FAILURE AND WHEEL LOSS INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH, OR PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: COACHMEN WILL REPLACE THE WHEELS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 14, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COACHMEN RV CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-453-6064.
Additional Info: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V596000
   
2010-06-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-06-30)
Recall Summary: COACHMEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AND 2011 CATALINA TRAVEL TRAILERS MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 23, 2009 THROUGH JUNE 14, 2010. A FOAM SEAL WITH AN ADHESIVE WAS USED ON THE EGRESS (EMERGENCY) WINDOWS. AS A RESULT, THE EGRESS WINDOW MAY STICK OR MAY REQUIRE MORE THAN 20 POUNDS OF PRESSURE TO OPEN.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, AN EGRESS WINDOW MAY BE DIFFICULT TO OPEN, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: COACHMEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 13, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COACHMEN RV CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-453-6064.
Additional Info: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V301000
   
2009-09-15 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-09-15)
Recall Summary: COACHMEN INDUSTRIES IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002 THROUGH 2006 TRAVEL TRAILERS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MARCH 2002 AND JUNE 2005 EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN MODEL MAYTAG REFRIGERATORS. THE RELAY THAT TURNS ON THE REFRIGERATOR CAN OVERHEAT.
Hazard: OVERHEATING CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: COACHMEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIRS WILL BE MADE BY MAYTAG FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAYTAG TOLL-FREE AT 1-866-533-9817 OR COACHMEN CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-574-266-4030 OPTION #5.
Additional Info: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=09V353000
   
2008-12-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-12-04)
Recall Summary: COACHMEN IS RECALLING 13,662 MY 2002-2008 MOTOR HOMES, FIFTH WHEEL AND TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH GLASS SHOWER DOORS AND MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 15, 2001 THORUGH AUGUST 6, 2007. WHEN PRESSURE IS APPLIED TO THE TOWEL BAR ON THE GLASS SHOWER DOOR, THE EDGE OF THE BAR MAY CONTACT THE GLASS.
Hazard: GLASS BREAKAGE MAY OCCUR WHICH COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH NEW MOUNTING HARDWARE FOR THE TOWEL BAR AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. IF AN OWNER IS NOT COMFORTABLE REPLACING THE HARDWARE THEMSELVES, A DEALER WILL INSTALL THE HARDWARE AT NO COST TO THEM. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT DECEMBER 19, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COACHMEN AT 1-574-825-5821.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V639000
   
2008-06-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-06-24)
Recall Summary: COACHMEN IS RECALLING 37,293 MOTORHOMES AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATOR MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION. THE REFRIGERATOR MAY HAVE A DEFECT IN THE BOILER TUBE. PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION COULD BE RELEASED INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE (GAS FLAME) IS PRESENT.
Hazard: EXTENDED OPERATION OF A LEAKING COOLING UNIT COULD LEAD TO A FIRE FROM GAS WHICH MIGHT ESCAPE.
Remedy: COACHMEN IS WORKING WITH DOMETIC IN ORDER TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 08E032). DOMETIC WILL REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS BY INSTALLING A SECONDARY BURN HOUSING, A THERMAL FUSE, AND A MELT FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. DOMETIC HAS RETAINED STERICYCLE INC. TO MANAGE THIS CAMPAIGN. STERICYCLE WILL ASSIST THE OWNER IN LOCATING DEALERSHIPS OR SERVICE CENTERS AND WILL PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH SCHEDULING OF APPOINTMENTS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157 OR COACHMEN AT 574-825-5821.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V279000
   
2003-10-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-10-20)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, TRAVEL TRAILERS, AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH SAMSUNG MICROWAVE OVENS, THESE UNITS WERE PRODUCED WITH A DEFECTIVE PANEL. AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CAN OCCUR BETWEEN CIRCUIT PATTERNS ON THE MEMBRANE PANEL, ESPECIALLY OVERLAPPED BY A "JUMPER" OR JUMP WIRE. THIS MAY CAUSE THE OVEN TO ACTIVATE WITHOUT PRESSING ANY KEY PADS.
Hazard: AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CAN OCCUR CAUSING THE OVEN TO ACTIVATE WITHOUT PRESSING ANY KEY PADS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXCESSIVE HEAT, SMOKE, OR POSSIBLY A FIRE.
Remedy: SAMSUNG WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS AND REPAIR THE PANEL FREE OF CHARGE. IN THE MEANTIME, CONSUMERS SHOULD UNPLUG THEIR MICROWAVE, IF POSSIBLE. IF THE CONSUMER IS UNABLE TO UNPLUG THE MICROWAVE, THEY SHOULD LEAVE THE DOOR AJAR UNTIL THE PANEL IS REPLACED. CONSUMERS SHOULD NEVER USE THE MICROWAVE OVEN FOR STORAGE OR LEAVE ANY TOWELS, PAPER, CLOTH OR OTHER PRODUCTS IN THE MICROWAVE AFTER USE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SAMSUNG AT 800-932-3837 OR COACHMEN AT 1-219-825-5821.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V373000
   
2003-03-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-03-17)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN CLASS C MINI-MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON 2003 CHEVROLET CHASSIS, THE CHASSIS FUEL RETURN LINE, WHICH IS TAPPED TO SUPPLY FUEL TO THE GENERATOR, HAS BEEN FOUND TO HAVE PRESSURES THAT EXCEED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWED BY THE GENERATOR MANUFACTURER.
Hazard: AS A RESULT, IF THE GENERATOR IS OPERATED AT THE SAME TIME THE CHASSIS ENGINE IS RUNNING, EXCESS FUEL COULD BE DELIVERED TO THE GENERATOR, CREATING A POTENTIAL FOR A GENERATOR STALL AND POSSIBLE FUEL SPILL. IN THE EVENT OF A FUEL SPILL, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN APPROVED KIT THAT DRAWS THE GENERATOR FUEL SUPPLY DIRECTLY FROM THE FUEL TANK. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS BEGAN MARCH 24, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT COACHMEN AT 1-800-453-6064.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V065000
   
2002-01-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-01-25)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN REAR DIESEL MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL GAS GENERATORS, THE GENERATOR FUEL FILL GAS CAP PROVIDED WITH THE UNIT MAY NOT COMPLETELY SEAL AGAINST THE RIM OF THE FILL TUBE.
Hazard: THIS COULD ALLOW ANY GAS THAT IS SPLASHED AGAINST THE CAP DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, SUDDEN STOPS, OR TURNS, OR A CRASH, TO LEAK OUT. IF GAS IS ALLOWED TO LEAK OUT THROUGH THE UNSEALED CAP/FILL CONNECTION, THE POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE EXISTS.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GENERATOR FUEL FILL TUBE AND CAP ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 23, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT COACHMEN AT 1-800-453-6064.
Additional Info: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V012000
   
2001-04-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-04-25)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAVEL TRAILERS. THE WRONG LOAD RANGE TIRES WERE INADVERTENTLY INSTALLED. AFFECTED UNITS WILL HAVE LOAD RANGE "B" TIRES INSTEAD OF THE REQUIRED LOAD RANGE "C" TIRES.
Hazard: IF THE TRAVEL TRAILER WAS LOADED TO A WEIGHT THAT EXCEEDED THE CAPACITY OF THE TIRES, A TIRE FAILURE COULD OCCUR, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CONTROL.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL LOAD RANGE "C" TIRES ON AFFECTED VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 18, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT COACHMEN AT 1-219-825-5821.
Additional Info: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=01V132000
   
2000-10-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-10-27)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH DROP AXLES AND 13" WHEELS. INCORRECT AXLE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLIES WERE INSTALLED. THE UNLOADED VEHICLE WEIGHT MAY EXCEED THE CARRYING CAPACITY OF THE TIRES.
Hazard: THIS COULD CAUSE PREMATURE TIRE TREAD WEAR OR TIRE FAILURE DURING NORMAL DRIVING, LEADING TO A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AXLE ASSEMBLIES AND WHEELS.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 30, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT COACHMEN AT 1-800-453-6064. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V337000
   
2000-09-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-09-22)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS A AND C MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELT ASSEMBLIES BUILT BY AM-SAFE. ON SOME SEAT BELTS, THE BUCKLE AND CONNECTOR MAY UNLATCH DURING A COLLISION.
Hazard: SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH COULD OCCUR IF THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT IS NOT PROPERLY RESTRAINED.
Remedy: AM-SAFE IN NOTIFYING CUSTOMERS THAT THEY WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AM-SAFE COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS AT 219-266-8330. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V273001
   
2000-09-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-09-14)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAVEL TRAILERS AND FIFTH WHEEL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH TEKONSHA OR BARGMAN BREAKAWAY SWITCH ASSEMBLIES. THE SUBJECT SWITCHES ARE BASE PARTS 2011 AND 50-85-009, AND ARE BRANDED TEKONSHA (2011) AND BARGMAN (50-85-009). THESE MAY BE PACKAGED IN KIT NUMBERS 1026, 1028, 2011-23, 2028-23, 2011P, 2011AP, 20005, 20010, 20015, 20020, 2026, 2026-LB, 2028, 1026-LB, 50-85-200, 50-85-201, 50-85-250, 5061404, 5061406, 5061407, 5061408, 5061410, 5061506, 5061507, 5061508, 5067406, 5067407, 5067408, 5067409, AND 5067410. THE INTERNAL SWITCHING MECHANISM MAY FAIL TO MAKE PROPER CONTACT AND PROVIDE ELECTRICAL CONTINUITY WHEN THE BREAKAWAY PIN IS PULLED. THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN NO ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE TRAILER BRAKES IN THE EVENT OF A TRAILER BREAKAWAY SITUATION AND COULD OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT OF A TRAILER BREAKING LOOSE FROM A TOW VEHICLE, THE MALFUNCTION OF A BREAKAWAY SWITCH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR BOTH.
Remedy: TEKONSHA IS NOTIFYING DISTRIBUTORS AND ORIGINAL EQUPIMENT MANUFACTURERS AND WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE BREAKAWAY DEVICE WITH NEW BREAKAWAY KITS FREE OF CHARGE. ALSO, TEKONSHA WILL REIMBURSE FOR ALL FREIGHT CHARGES TO AND FROM ITS CUSTOMERS ON RECALLED PART NUMBER.
Additional Info: TEKONSHA STARTED NOTIFYING OWNERS DURING SEPTEMBER 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT TEKONSHA TOWING SYSTEMS AT 1-800-325-5860 OR COACHMEN AT 1-219-825-5821.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V265001
   
Advertisement

Advertisement

Additional Coachmen Models

Recalls have also been issued under these model names:

Latest Safety Recalls

Select image for details, including additional styles.

 

Advertisement

Comments

Do you have comments or questions about this recall? Share them here.

Note: The recalling companies may not be monitoring these comments; they should be directed toward the public. Community Guidelines apply.

comments powered by Disqus
Back to Top



Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.