Forest River Crusader Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Crusader vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-03-25 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-04-19, was due to a problem with the structure. Since 2011, Crusader's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the wheels. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Forest River 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 Forest River Crusader
|2014-03-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2014-04-19)|
|Recall Summary:||Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2014 Crusader fifth wheel trailers, model CSF315RST, manufactured September 26, 2013, through March 3, 2014. In the affected trailers, the slide room actuator bracket may come into contact with the tire under certain road conditions.|
|Hazard:||If the bracket comes in contact with the tire, sudden tire failure may result, increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a replacement bracket that will adequately clear the tire, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Forest River expects to send an interim notification in April 2014. When parts are available, owners will be mailed a second letter to come in to have the part installed. Owners may contact Forest River at 1-574-862-3001.|
|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.|
|2010-12-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-27)|
|Recall Summary:||FOREST RIVER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SURVEYOR TRAVEL TRAILERS, CRUSADER FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS, RANCE ALUMINUM CARGO TRAILERS, AND WORK AND PLAY TOY HAULER TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH 15" X 6" WHITE SPOKE OR MODULAR DESIGN STEEL WHEELS WITH A SIX HOLE BOLT PATTERN. SOME OF THE WHEELS MAY HAVE INADEQUATE WELD PENETRATION BETWEEN THE OUTER RING AND THE CENTER PLATE DUE TO IMPROPER PLATE ALIGNMENT.|
|Hazard:||THERE COULD BE A POTENTIAL WHEEL FAILURE AND WHEEL LOSS INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH, OR PERSONAL INJURY.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEELS ON THE SUSPECT VEHICLES AND REPAIR THE TRAILERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 14, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FOREST RIVER AT 574-389-4600.|
|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.