Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Alante and Precept motorhomes manufactured October 13, 2014, to June 23, 2016. The affected vehicles have a driver seat that may loosen and detach from the seat base as a result of the seat having been swiveled around.
If the seat detaches from the seat base while the vehicle is being driven, the operator may lose control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Jayco has notified owners, and dealers will install a jam nut on top of the seat base nut, free of charge. The recall began on August 16, 2016. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9903310.
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-16V561-3984
SAFETY DEFECT 573 NON-COMPLIANCE REPORT PDF: RCLRPT-16V561-4767
MANUFACTURER NOTICE TO DEALERS & DISTRIBUTORS: RCMN-16V561-6317
OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER FROM JAYCO PDF: RCONL-16V561-5970
REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS AND TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN: RCRIT-16V561-5966
MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENT JAYCO PARTS ORDER FORM PDF: RMISC-16V561-7264
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V561000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,230
Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
- JAYCO ALANTE 2016-2017
- JAYCO PRECEPT 2016-2017