Forest River Freelander Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Freelander vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-07-25 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-08-25, was due to a problem with the recreational vehicle. Approximately 1330 vehicles were involved. Since 2013, Freelander's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the ignition. 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 Freelander
|2016-07-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-08-25)|
|Recall Summary:||Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Dynamax and Coachmen Pursuit recreational vehicles and 2016-2017 Freelander and Orion recreational vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with shower curtains that may not adequately resist catching fire in the presence of an ignition source. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 302, "Flammability of Interior Materials."|
|Hazard:||A flammable shower curtain may further fuel a fire, increasing the risk of injury.|
|Remedy:||Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shower curtains with curtains made with fire retardant, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 16, 2016. Owners may contact Dynamax customer service at 1-574-262-3474, Pursuit customer service at 1-574-825-8305 (east of the Mississippi) or 1-574-825-8317 (west of the Mississippi) and Freelander or Orion customer service at 1-574-825-8602. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-07152016-0225.|
|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.|
|2013-02-06||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-02-06)|
|Recall Summary:||Forest River is recalling certain model year 2013 Concord, Leprechaun, Freelander, Lexington, Forester and Sunseeker class B and class C motor homes built on Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana chassis. It may be possible to remove the key from the ignition when the vehicle is running or the transmission is not in the Park position. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 114, "Theft Protection."|
|Hazard:||If the ignition key is removed while the vehicle is still on and/or the vehicle is not in Park, the vehicle may rollaway and the unintended movement of the vehicle may result in a possible crash or injury to pedestrians.|
|Remedy:||General Motors (GM) will notify owners on behalf of Forest River. GM dealers will replace the ignition lock cylinder and the two associated keys. This service will be performed free of charge. The recall began on February 28, 2013. For more information, GMC owners may call 1-866-996-9463 and Chevrolet owners may call 1-800-630-2438. Owner's may also contact Forest River at 1-574-389-4600.|
|Additional Info:||Customers may 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.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.