Kzrv Sportster Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Sportster vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-11-15 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-11-29, was due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 318 vehicles were involved. Since 2002, Sportster's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the recreational vehicle, labels. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Kzrv 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 Kzrv Sportster
|2016-11-15||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-11-29)|
|Recall Summary:||KZRV, L.P. (KZRV) is recalling certain model year 2015 Venom, Inferno, Sportsmen, Sportster, MXT and SportTrek trailers manufactured July 1, 2014, to August 31, 2015, equipped with certain aluminum black ladders manufactured by Christianson Industries. The affected ladders have retractable hinges, each with a welded 'top hat' that can separate from the hinge.|
|Hazard:||If the hinges separate from the ladder while in use, the ladder may fall from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury.|
|Remedy:||KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will install a hinge brace over the back of the existing hinges, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016. Owners may contact KZRV customer service at 1-800-768-4016, extension 154 or 153.|
|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.|
|2011-01-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-01-25)|
|Recall Summary:||KZRV IS RECALLING CERTAIN TOWABLE TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH 1200-SERIES NORCOLD REFRIGERATORS. THE POPULATION OF REFRIGERATORS BEING ADDRESSED CONTAINS EITHER A SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED IN ORDER TO PREVENT A POTENTIAL FIRE. THE RESPONSE TIMES OF THE SENSOR ALGORITHM AND THERMAL SWITCH DEVICES TO STOP POWER ARE NOT SUFFICIENT.|
|Hazard:||THE SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH INSTALLED TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED DUE TO A POSSIBLE HYDROGEN GAS LEAK MAY NOT SHUT OFF IN SUFFICIENT TIME TO PREVENT A FIRE.|
|Remedy:||KZRV IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY ANY AFFECTED OWNERS. OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO CONTACT NORCOLD DEALERS TO RECEIVE THE REMEDY FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE NORCOLD'S DEFECT REPORT 10E-049 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 3, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD AT 1-800-767-9101.|
|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 .|
|2010-11-12||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-11-12)|
|Recall Summary:||KZRV IS RECALLING CERTAIN RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DIMPLEX ELECTRAFLAME, SYMPHONY, OR OPTIFLAME BRANDED ELECTRIC FIREPLACES, STOVES, AND FIREPLACE INSERTS. THE PLUG IN REMOTE CONTROL RECEIVER FOR THE FIREPLACE CAN OVERHEAT.|
|Hazard:||THIS COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.|
|Remedy:||KZRV IS WORKING WITH DIMPLEX AND WILL PROVIDE OWNERS A FREE REPLACEMENT PLUG-IN REMOTE CONTROL KIT. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 17, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DIMPLEX NORTH AMERICA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-888-346-7539.|
|2006-03-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2006-03-27)|
|Recall Summary:||CERTAIN TOWABLE TRAVEL TRAILERS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, 'TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.' THESE TRAILERS ARE MISSING THE TIRE INFORMATION PLACARD.|
|Hazard:||THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.|
|Remedy:||OWNERS WILL BE SENT A PLACARD ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE MARCH 24, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KZRV AT 1-800-768-4016.|
|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.|
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