Recall - FOREST RIVER ( 20V297000 )

Safety Chains Rated for Incorrect GVW May Break

If the vehicle trailer becomes detached from the tow-vehicle, the safety chains may break, leading to complete detachment and potential property damage, personal injury or a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V297000 Manufacturer Forest River, Inc. Components TRAILER HITCHES, EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 88

Summary Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Surveyor Travel Trailers, model SVT296QBLE. The safety chains are insufficient for the trailer's Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and may break in the event of the trailer coming unhitched.

Remedy Forest River will notify owners, and a dealer or service center will replace the safety chains, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 1, 2020. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-3112. Forest River's number for this recall is 37-1170.


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