Motorhome owners are being alerted that certain models could be potentially hazardous to drivers and passengers, according to a series of news articles.
According to the information found in the official recall announcement issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Tiffin Motorhomes announced that a model of their vehicles are being recalled. According to the firm, 2012 Phaeton RVs have been equipped with 3030 Brake Chambers that fail to comply with the federal motor vehicle safety standard number 121 that is related to the air brake systems. The federal agency has stated that this recall was deemed necessary following discoveries that these vehicles fail promote safety by failing to meet draw bar and park brake requirements.
Consumers are being notified these recalled vehicles were equipped with brake systems that may not be sufficient to hold the vehicle in place, which could cause the motorhome to roll away and crash. This issue could result in injuries and to keep anybody from being hurt, the company decided to issue this recall.
If you or a loved one owns one of these recalled motor homes, contact the manufacturer to have this issued fixed promptly. Avoid being injured and prevent incidents that could result in injuries to your loved ones by always responding to recall announcements that are related to products you own.
Hopefully, companies will continue to be proactive and to put consumer safety ahead of profits at all times.