Foretravel Grand Villa Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Grand Villa vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2003-06-20 due to a problem with the motor. Approximately 315 vehicles were involved. Since 2002, Grand Villa's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the windshield wiper/washer. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Foretravel Grand Villa
|2003-06-20||(Published by NHTSA on 2003-06-20)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH DUAL LINKAGE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEMS. THE WIPER MOTOR SECURING BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TORQUED AND SERCURED WITH THREAD LOCKING COMPOUND.|
|Hazard:||THE SECURING BOLTS MAY WORK LOOSE AND ALLOW THE WIPER ARMS TO TRAVEL OUTSIDE THEIR NORMAL PATH DURING OPERATION. THE DRIVER'S VISABILITY MAY BE IMPAIRED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||CUSTOMERS WILL BE NOTIFIED AND THE EXISTING MOUNTING BOLTS WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED WITH NEW BOLTS, LOCK WASHER, AND THREAD LOCKER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON OCTOBER 8, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORETRAVEL AT 936-564-8367.|
|Additional Info:||ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
|2002-01-26||(Published by NHTSA on 2002-01-26)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY BOLT IS TOO SHORT TO COMPLETELY TIGHTEN THE CRANK ARM AROUND THE MOTOR SHAFT. THE ARM COULD LOOSEN FROM THE MOTOR SHAFT, CAUSING THE WIPER NOT TO WORK.|
|Hazard:||FAILURE OF THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VISIBILITY DURING CRITICAL PERIODS WHEN WIPERS ARE NECESSARY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WINDSHIELD WIPER ASSEMBLY AND CORRECT IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 6, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORETRAVEL AT 1-800-955-6226, EXTENSION 254.|
|Additional Info:||ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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