Coachmen Prism Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on Prism vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-08-21 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-08-29, was due to a problem with the labels. Approximately 184 vehicles were involved. Since 2007, Prism's have experienced approximately 7 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the driver side inflator module, recreational vehicle, roof and pillars, lpg systems and engine and engine cooling. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Coachmen Prism
|2016-05-03||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-06-03)|
|Recall Summary:||Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2007-2014 Solera, and Coachmen Prism vehicles, built on Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter chassis. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.|
|Hazard:||In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.|
|Remedy:||Forest River will notify owners, and either Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Interim notices will be sent beginning June 28, 2016. A second notice will be sent when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-877-496-3691 or may call the Sprinter/Takata hotline at 1-877-496-3691. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-04262016-0182.|
|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.|
|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.|
|2010-03-04||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-03-04)|
|Recall Summary:||COACHMEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 PRISM AND FREELANDER RECREATIONAL VEHICLES BUILT ON 2008 SPRINTER CHASSIS. THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE MAY NOT ACTUATE THE EGR VALVE SUFFICIENTLY TO PREVENT SOOT ACCUMULATION, RESULTING IN IMPROPER VALVE OPERATION OR STICKING.|
|Hazard:||IMPROPER VALVE OPERATION MAY CAUSE EXCESSIVE EXHAUST EMISSIONS, ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP AND A VEHICLE LIMP-IN CONDITION INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||COACHMEN IS WORKING WITH CHRYSLER TO REMEDY THIS CAMPAIGN AND WILL REPROGRAM THE VEHICLE'S ENGINE CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 8, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COACHMEN AT 800-453-6064 AND CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.|
|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 .|
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