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
|2015-09-16||(Published by NHTSA on 2015-10-08)|
|Recall Summary:||Forest River, Inc., (Forest River) is recalling certain 2011-2016 Coachmen Pursuit, Mirada, and Encounter motorhomes manufactured from March 1, 2011, through September 11, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the trailer hitch attaching bolts and nuts may not have been properly tightened, allowing the hitch to detach during use.|
|Hazard:||If the trailer hitch partially or fully detaches from the motorhome while it is towing a vehicle, a loss of vehicle control could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a new fastener kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on November 12, 2015. Owners West of the Mississippi River may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-825-8317. Owners East of the Mississippi River may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-825-8305. Forest River's campaign number for this recall is 310-09112015-0086.|
|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.|
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.