FOREST RIVER CHEROKEE 2020 – TRAILER HITCHES

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : CHEROKEE Year : 2020
Build Dates : 2017-08-30 – 2019-10-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V844000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2020-02-17 Date Received by ODI: 2019-11-25 Date Added to Database: 2019-11-25
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 64-1114
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 328
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. “Forest River” is recalling certain 2018-2020 Cascade and Cherokee travel trailers. The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating “GVWR” of the vehicle exceeds the GVWR of the trailer hitch coupler, potentially resulting in the coupler failing and the trailer detaching.
Consequence:
      A trailer that detaches from the tow vehicle can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin January 11, 2020. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-260-499-2100 or 1-541-995-3447. Forest River’s number for this recall is 64-1114.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.
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