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Foretravel Nimbus Recalls

There have been 3 recalls on Nimbus vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-04-13 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-04-27, was due to a problem with the control arm. Since 2000, Nimbus's have experienced approximately 6 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the recreational vehicle, upper ball joint. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Foretravel Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Foretravel Nimbus vehicles

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2017-04-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-04-27)
Recall Summary: Foretravel, Inc. (Foretravel) is recalling certain 2012-2018 ih-45, Phenix and Nimbus motorhomes. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering.
Hazard: A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Foretravel will notify owners, and dealers will inspect clean, and secure the ball joint, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Foretravel customer service at 1-800-955-6226, option 3.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=17V249000
   
2016-01-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-23)
Recall Summary: Foretravel, Inc. (Foretravel) is recalling certain model year 2008 Nimbus motorhomes manufactured July 9, 2007, to March 25, 2008. The affected vehicles are equipped with certain Lippert-brand Coachstep Double 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: Foretravel will notify owners and dealers will install a retainer bracket to reinforce the operating mechanism, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 22, 2016. Owners may contact Foretravel customer service at 1-936-564-8367, or Lippert customer service at 1-574-537-8900.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V003000
   
2015-09-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-09-25)
Recall Summary: Foretravel, Inc. (Foretravel) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Nimbus, Phenix, and IH45 motorhomes manufactured May 16, 2011, to February 24, 2014. The affected vehicles are built with independent front suspensions that may have loose ball joints.
Hazard: A loose ball joint may separate from the steering linkage resulting in a loss of steering control and an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy: Foretravel will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorhomes and tighten the ball joints, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 19, 2015. Owners may contact Foretravel customer service at 1-800-955-6226, option 3.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V551000
   
2012-05-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-05-25)
Recall Summary: FORETRAVEL MOTORCOACH (FORETRAVEL) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 PHENIX AND 2007-2011 NIMBUS RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SE-GI WINDOWS. THE ADHESIVE BOND ON SOME PANELS BETWEEN THE GLASS PORTION AND THE HINGE MAY DE-BOND, ALLOWING THE PANEL TO DETACH AND FALL FROM THE VEHICLE.
Hazard: IF THIS OCCURRED DURING TRAVEL IT COULD CREATE A ROAD HAZARD, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH OR PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: FORETRAVEL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND IS WORKING WITH SE-GI PRODUCTS TO DEVELOP REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS AND OBTAIN PARTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 21, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORETRAVEL MOTORCOACH, INC. AT 1-800-547-0712.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONÂżS VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V239000
   
2009-12-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-12-30)
Recall Summary: FORETRAVEL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 THROUGH 2010 PHENIX AND NIMBUS MOTORHOME CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH PNEUMATIC AND HYDRAULIC ADJUSTABLE BRAKE PEDAL ASSEMBLIES P/NOS. 6562618, 6565118, 77025-001, 77025-002, 77025-501, 77050-004, SUPPLIED BY KONGSBERG AUTOMOTIVE. SOME ASSEMBLIES COULD CONTAIN A DRIVE PIN THAT IS BELOW SPECIFICATION AND MAY BECOME DISENGAGED FROM THE BRAKE ARM CAUSING SEPARATION OR LOOSENING OF THE PEDAL FROM THE REMAINDER OF THE ASSEMBLY.
Hazard: IF THE DRIVE PIN BECOMES DISENGAGED ON THE BRAKE PEDAL ASSEMBLY, IT COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE BRAKING FUNCTION AND/OR CAUSE THE BRAKE PEDAL TO INTERFERE WITH THE THROTTLE PEDAL FUNCTION. EITHER CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: FORETRAVEL IS WORKING WITH KONGSBERG TO REMEDY THESE MOTORHOMES. PLEASE SEE KONGSBERG'S DEFECT REPORT 09E-064. THE REMEDY WILL BE PERFORMED BY FORETRAVEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORETRAVEL AT 1-800-955-6226.
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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=09V498000
   
2008-07-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-07-14)
Recall Summary: FORETRAVEL IS RECALLING MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATOR MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION. THE REFRIGERATOR MAY HAVE A DEFECT IN THE BOILER TUBE. PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION COULD BE RELEASED INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE (GAS FLAME) IS PRESENT.
Hazard: IF THIS SOLUTION IS EXPOSED TO AN IGNITION SOURCE UNDER CERTAIN SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES, IT CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: FORETRAVEL IS WORKING WITH DOMETIC IN ORDER TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 08E032). DOMETIC WILL REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS BY INSTALLING A SECONDARY BURN HOUSING, A THERMAL FUSE, AND A MELT FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. DOMETIC HAS RETAINED STERICYCLE INC. TO MANAGE THIS CAMPAIGN. STERICYCLE WILL ASSIST THE OWNER IN LOCATING DEALERSHIPS OR SERVICE CENTERS AND WILL PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH SCHEDULING OF APPOINTMENTS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157 OR FORETRAVEL AT 936-564-8367.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V317000
   
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