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NHTSA Campaign Id 15V798000; Date: Nov. 25, 2015

Unstable entry and exit steps increase the risk of injury.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2009 Coachmen Aurora 2010 Coachmen Encounter 2011 Coachmen Encounter 2012 Coachmen Encounter 2013 Coachmen Encounter 2014 Coachmen Encounter 2009 Coachmen Mirada 2010 Coachmen Mirada 2011 Coachmen Mirada 2012 Coachmen Mirada 2013 Coachmen Mirada 2014 Coachmen Mirada 2009 Coachmen Prism 2010 Coachmen Prism 2011 Coachmen Prism 2012 Coachmen Prism 2013 Coachmen Prism 2014 Coachmen Prism 2009 Coachmen Pursuit 2010 Coachmen Pursuit 2011 Coachmen Pursuit 2012 Coachmen Pursuit 2013 Coachmen Pursuit 2014 Coachmen Pursuit 2012 Forest River Aviator 2013 Forest River Aviator 2014 Forest River Aviator 2015 Forest River Aviator 2008 Forest River Cross Country 2009 Forest River Cross Country 2010 Forest River Cross Country 2011 Forest River Cross Country 2012 Forest River Cross Country 2013 Forest River Cross Country 2014 Forest River Cross Country 2009 Forest River Encore 2014 Forest River FR3 2007 Forest River Georgetown 2008 Forest River Georgetown 2009 Forest River Georgetown 2010 Forest River Georgetown 2011 Forest River Georgetown 2012 Forest River Georgetown 2013 Forest River Georgetown 2014 Forest River Georgetown 2007 Forest River Legend 2008 Forest River Legend 2009 Forest River Legend 2009 Forest River Pathfinder 2010 Forest River Pathfinder 2011 Forest River Pathfinder 2012 Forest River Pathfinder 2013 Forest River Pathfinder 2014 Forest River Pathfinder 2008 Forest River Ridgeview 2009 Forest River Ridgeview 2010 Forest River Ridgeview 2011 Forest River Ridgeview 2012 Forest River Ridgeview 2009 Forest River Solera 2010 Forest River Solera 2011 Forest River Solera 2012 Forest River Solera 2013 Forest River Solera 2014 Forest River Solera 2008 Georgie Boy Cruise Master 2009 Georgie Boy Cruise Master 2009 Sportscoach Elite

Component: Equipment:recreational Vehicle

Manufactured by: Forest River, Inc.

Affected Units:: 9,687

icon3 Recall Summary:

Forest river, inc. (forest river) is recalling certain 2014 fr3, 2009 forest river encore, sportscoach elite, and aurora, 2008-2009 cruise master, 2012-2015 aviator, 2007-2014 georgetown, 2007-2009 legend, 2008-2012 ridgeview, 2008-2014 cross country, 2010-2014 coachmen encounter, 2009-2014 pathfinder, solera, mirada, prism, and pursuit motorhomes. The affected vehicles are equipped with certain lippert-brand coachstep double and triple electric steps. These steps use a bolt to attach the fan gear assembly to the steps. This bolt may fracture allowing the fan gear to disengage from the steps. As a result, the steps may not remain in the expected position and may be unstable.

icon2 How to Fix:

Forest river will notify owners and dealers will install a retainer bracket to reinforce the operating mechanism, free of charge. Forest river issued an interim notification to owners on January 7, 2016. The recall began on March 3, 2016. Owners may contact forest river customer service number at 1-574-389-4600. Forest river's number for this recall is 51-11102015-0109. Or owners can contact lippert components at 1-574-537-8900.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to

Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Mar 3, 2016

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