Forest River Berkshire 2007-2012

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Forest River Berkshire 2007 model

Forest River Berkshire 2007 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
EQUIPMENT
10V454000FOREST RIVER, INC. V (Vehicle)220701/28/2011ODIFOREST RIVER, INC.10/01/201010/06/2010
Defect SummaryForest river 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.
Consequence SummaryAn overheated receiver could cause a fire.
Corrective SummaryForest river is working with dimplex and dimplex will provide owners a free replacement plug-in remote control kit. the safety recall began on january 28, 2011. owners may contact dimplex north america customer service at 1-888-346-7539.
NotesOwners 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 .
STEERING - LINKAGES - TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
08V204000FOREST RIVER, INC.from 02/08/2007 to 08/17/2007V (Vehicle)93MFRFOREST RIVER, INC.05/06/200805/06/2008
Defect SummaryForest river is recalling 93 my 2007-2008 charleston and berkshire motor homes built on freightliner chassis. the fasteners that attach the steering arm or tie rod arms to the spindle may be over or under-tightened.
Consequence SummaryIncorrectly tightened steering arm fasteners may fatigue and fracture which could cause a crash without warning.
Corrective SummaryForest river is working with freightliner to repair these vehicles free of charge (please see 07v306). owners may contact freightliner at 1-800-547-0712 or forest river at 1-574-389-4600.
NotesCustomers 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.
SUSPENSION
08V345000FOREST RIVER, INC.from 10/01/2007 to 06/30/2008V (Vehicle)57MFRFOREST RIVER, INC.07/28/200807/29/2008
Defect SummaryForest river is recalling 57 my 2007-2008 motor homes built on freightliner xc chassis and equipped with saf-holland rear suspensions. in some instances the transverse beam was not properly welded which could result in a failure of the weld.
Consequence SummaryIf the weld fails, vehicle stability while cornering could be affected resulting in loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a crash. in addition, the transverse beam could drop to the ground causing sparks that could cause a fire hazard.
Corrective SummaryForest river is working with daimler trucks and saf-holland to have a visual inspection of the adl transverse beam performed. if a weld defect is identified, saf-holland will provide a service replacement kit that contains a new transverse beam, all necessary installation hardware, beam replacement, and instructions free of charge (please see 08e031 and 08v269). owners may contact saf-holland at 1-231-773-3271, daimler trucks at 1-800-547-0712, or forest river at 1-574-389-4600.
NotesCustomers 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.