Forest River Surveyor Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on Surveyor vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-10-18 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-10-29, was due to a problem with the labels. Approximately 149 vehicles were involved. Since 1997, Surveyor's have experienced approximately 11 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the tires, wiring, fuses and circuit breakers, non-powered axle assembly and 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 Surveyor
|2015-11-09||(Published by NHTSA on 2015-12-01)|
|Recall Summary:||Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2010-2016 Surveyor recreational trailers, models SVT243RBS and ORSVT243RBS. The affected vehicles have Federal Certification Placards that list an incorrect tire and rim size from what is actually installed on the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."|
|Hazard:||If the operator installs tires that are the size that is indicated on the placard, it can cause poor vehicle handling, increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Forest River will notify owners and mail them a corrected Federal placard label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 31, 2015. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-3119 extension 205. Forest River's number for this recall is 37-11052015-0106.|
|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.|
Additional Forest River ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.