Coachmen Encounter Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on Encounter vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-11-25 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-12-18, was due to a problem with the recreational vehicle. Approximately 9687 vehicles were involved. Since 2007, Encounter's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the trailer hitches, equipment, gear position indication (prndl), fuses and circuit breakers. 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.
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Detailed Recall Information for Coachmen Encounter
|2015-11-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2015-12-18)|
|Recall Summary:||Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2014 FR3, 2009 Forest River Encore, Sportscoach Elite, and Aurora, 2008-2009 Cruise Master, 2012-2015 Aviator, 2007-2014 Georgetown, 2007-2009 Legend, 2008-2012 Ridgeview, 2008-2014 Cross Country, 2010-2014 Coachmen Encounter, 2009-2014 Pathfinder, Solera, Mirada, Prism, and Pursuit motorhomes. The affected vehicles are equipped with certain Lippert-brand Coachstep Double and Triple Electric Steps. These steps use a bolt to attach the fan gear assembly to the steps. This bolt may fracture allowing the fan gear to disengage from the steps. As a result, the steps may not remain in the expected position and may be unstable.|
|Hazard:||Unstable entry and exit steps increase the risk of injury.|
|Remedy:||Forest River will notify owners and dealers will install a retainer bracket to reinforce the operating mechanism, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 19, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service number at 1-574-389-4600. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-11102015-0109. Or owners can contact Lippert Components at 1-574-537-8900.|
|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.|
Additional Coachmen ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.