Forest River Fifth Wheel

Model Fifth Wheel made by Forest River got 1 investigation. The car had one investigation (structure).

Model 1998


NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
PE04013FOREST RIVER, INC.02/02/200406/18/2004FRAME CRACKING
 Odi has not found any additional complaints beyond the original voqs that formed the basis for the initiation of this investigation.the three voq-complaint vehicles did not indicate a trend orpattern in that they differed from each other in model year (1998, 1999, and 2002), vehicle configuration, and frame supplier.the 2002 vehicle was a prototype in which the frame-related defect was detected and corrected after the sole affected vehicle was put in service.the frame supplier inspected another of the vehicles and stated that that vehicle exhibited damage to the underbody indicative of having been exposed to one or more high lateral forces consistent with extracting a wedged vehicle. see the attached technical report for full details.