Damon Avanti Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Avanti vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-11-10 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-12-01, was due to a problem with the recreational vehicle. Approximately 12656 vehicles were involved. Since 2008, Avanti's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the switch. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Damon 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 Damon Avanti
|2015-11-10||(Published by NHTSA on 2015-12-01)|
|Recall Summary:||Thor Motor Coach (Thor) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 Thor Challenger, Thor Citation, Thor Hurricane, Thor Tuscany, Thor Windsport, 2011-2012 Thor Astoria, Thor Avanti, Thor Chateau, 2011-2014 Thor Daybreak, 2011-2015 Thor Outlaw, Thor Siesta, 2014-2015 Thor Miramar, 2012 Thor Four Winds, 2008-2011 Damon Astoria, Damon Daybreak, Damon Outlaw, Damon Tuscany, 2008-2012, Damon Challenger, 2008-2010 Damon Essence, 2009-2011 Damon Avanti, Four Winds Chateau, Four Winds Citation, Four Winds Four Winds, Four Winds Hurricane, Four Winds Siesta, Four Winds Windsport, 2009-2010 Four Winds Dorado, Four Winds Dutchmen, Four Winds Magellan, Four Winds Mandalay and 2009 Four Winds Fun Mover, and Four Winds Presidio 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:||Thor will notify owners, and dealers will install a retainer bracket to reinforce the operating mechanism and replace all of the affected bolts, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Thor customer service at 1-877-855-2867. Thor's number for this recall is RC000111.|
|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.|
|2011-04-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-04-25)|
|Recall Summary:||THOR MOTOR COACH (TMC) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 OUTLAW AND MODEL YEAR 2011 AVANTI MOTOR HOMES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 2007, THROUGH NOVEMBER 2010. THE STOP LAMPS MAY BE INTERMITTENT DURING LIGHT BRAKE APPLICATIONS.|
|Hazard:||THE STOP LAMPS MAY NOT PROPERLY INDICATE THAT THE SERVICE BRAKES ARE APPLIED WHICH MAY LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.|
|Remedy:||TMC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY DAMILER TRUCKS (DTNA) DEALERSHIPS FREE OF CHARGE. (SEE DTNA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN 10V-178.) NOTIFICATION TO OWNERS BY DTNA IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712.|
|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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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.