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Foretravel U270 Recalls

There has been 1 recall on U270 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-07-14 due to a problem with the recreational vehicle. Since 1998, U270's have experienced approximately 9 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the linkages, equipment, motor, windshield wiper/washer and buckle assembly. 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 U270 vehicles

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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
   
2007-03-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-03-05)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATOR, MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION, 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: RELEASE OF COOLANT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS COULD IGNITE AND RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: FORETRAVEL WILL BE WORKING WITH DOMETIC IN ORDER TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 06E076). 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 YOU 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 1-936-564-8367. (PLEASE NOTE: REFRIGERATOR MODEL RM3363 IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN.)
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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V076000
   
2005-06-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-06-03)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH A DUAL WIPER MOTOR SYSTEM, A CIRCLIP (SNAP RING) WHICH HOLDS EACH ROD END OF THE VARIABLE ARCH LEVER IN PLACE IS MISSING.
Hazard: THE ROD END BEARING MAY BECOME DETACHED FROM THE ARCH LEVER AND THE DRIVER WIPER ARM CAN STOP MOVING DURING OPERATION. DEPENDING ON THE OCCURRENCE AND WEATHER SITUATION, DRIVER VISIBILITY COULD BE REDUCED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH PARTS AND DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS ON INSTALLATION OF THE CIRCLIPS AND HOW TO COMPLETE THE REPAIR. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 29, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORETRAVEL AT 1-936-564-8367.
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=05V249000
   
2005-04-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-04-26)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH VEHICLE SYSTEMS' AQUA-HOT AND HYDRO-HOT WATER HEATERS, WHICH USE WEBASTO BURNER TUBES, THE BURNER TUBES DO NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS AND COULD FAIL PREMATURELY.
Hazard: THE SURFACE TEMPERATURE OF THE EXHAUST TUBE EXITING FROM THE HEATER CAN INCREASE AND COULD POTENTIALLY IGNITE COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS IN OR AROUND THE VEHICLE.
Remedy: VEHICLE SYSTEMS IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VEHICLE SYSTEMS AT 1-800-685-4298 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=05V171000
   
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).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V222000
   
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).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V025000
   
2000-11-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-11-08)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH TRW 20-EDL BALL-SOCKET ASSEMBLIES. CERTAIN OF THE BALL-SOCKET BEARINGS HAVE A BELOW SPECIFICATION CASE DEPTH AND/OR HARDNESS WHICH CAN LEAD TO PREMATURE WEAR OUT OF THE SOCKET. THESE BEARINGS WERE PRODUCED BETWEEN JULY 5 AND OCTOBER 3, 1999.
Hazard: IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE PARTIAL CONTROL OF THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BALL-SOCKET ASSEMBLIES.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 13, 2000. 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.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V246310
   
2000-11-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-11-08)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS A MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELT ASSEMBLIES BUILT BY AM-SAFE. ON SOME SEAT BELTS, THE BUCKLE AND CONNECTOR MAY UNLATCH DURING A COLLISION.
Hazard: SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH COULD OCCUR IF THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT IS NOT PROPERLY RESTRAINED.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 16, 2000.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 OR AM-SAFE COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS AT 219-266-8330. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V273003
   
2000-02-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-02-28)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS A MOTOR HOMES. DURING ICY CONDITIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER BLADES COULD STICK TO THE WINDSHIELD WHEN THE SYSTEM IS TURNED ON CAUSING THE MOTOR SHAFT TO SPIN ON THE DRIVE ARM IF THE PIVOT NUT IS NOT PROPERLY TORQUED.
Hazard: LOSS OF VISIBILITY COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE OF THE PIVOT NUT ON THE DRIVE AND DRIVE ARM.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 24, 2000.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, EXT. 254. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V047000
   
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