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DRV Elite Suite Recalls

There have been 3 recalls on Elite Suite vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-08-22 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-08-28, was due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 129 vehicles were involved. Since 2008, Elite Suite's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the rim , high/low beam dimmer switch. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled DRV Elite Suite vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for DRV Elite Suite

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2013-08-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-08-28)
Recall Summary: DRV is recalling certain model year 2014 Tradition, Mobile Suite, Mobile Suite Select, and Elite Suite recreational vehicles and travel trailers manufactured December 10, 2012, through July 30, 2013. Due to a design change in the Dometic-brand 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: DRV will notify owners, and Dometic staff will replace the affected motor with one of a different design. The recall is expected to begin by early September 2013. Owners may contact DRV at 1-260-562-1075 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 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=13V369000
   
2012-02-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-02-01)
Recall Summary: DRV SUITES (DRV), FORMERLY DOUBLETREE RV, IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 AND 2010-2011 SELECT, MOBILE, AND ELITE SUITE RECREATIONAL VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 12,2007, THROUGH OCTOBER 27,2010 AND EQUIPPED WITH DISC BRAKES. DUE TO THE PAINT APPLIED TO THE ALUMINUM WHEEL AND HUB FACE, THE WHEEL MAY BECOME LOOSE.
Hazard: THIS SITUATION CAN RESULT IN THE WHEEL/RIM MOVING, SHEARING OF THE WHEEL STUDS AND THE WHEEL COMING OFF OF VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DRV WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE PAINT FROM THE HUB FACE AND THE BACK OF THE WHEELS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 5, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DRV AT 1-574-457-6472.
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=12V028000
   
2011-04-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-04-14)
Recall Summary: DRV IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SELECT, MOBILE AND ELITE SUITE 5TH WHEEL RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ITC 2 WIRE DIMMER SWITCHES. THE DIMMER CIRCUIT BOARD OVERHEATS DURING USE CAUSING THE CIRCUIT BOARD AND DIMMER HOUSING TO MELT AND DEFORM. AS THE DIMMER SWITCH FAILS, THE LIGHTS MAY BECOME INOPERABLE OR NOT WORK CORRECTLY AND THERE MAY BE A NOTICEABLE SMOKE OR BURNING SMELL.
Hazard: THE FAILURE OF THE DIMMER SWITCH WILL CAUSE THE LIGHTS TO STOP DIMMING AND/OR WORKING. AN OVERHEATED SWITCH CAN ALSO LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DIMMER SWITCHES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 3, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DRV AT 1-574-457-6472.
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=11V236000
   
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