Foretravel, Inc. (Foretravel) is recalling certain 2012-2018 ih-45, Phenix and Nimbus motorhomes. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering.
A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Foretravel will notify owners, and dealers will inspect clean, and secure the ball joint, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Foretravel customer service at 1-800-955-6226, option 3.
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.
MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-17V249-8683
SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE: RCLRPT-17V249-2295
REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS & TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: RCRIT-17V249-8902
Report Receipt Date: APR 11, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V249000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 81
Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
- FORETRAVEL IH45 2012-2018
- FORETRAVEL NIMBUS 2012-2018
- FORETRAVEL PHENIX 2012-2018