Atwood Water Heaters Pose Danger in EverGreen Recreational Vehicles
Motorhomes with defective water heaters are being recalled by the manufacturer.
EverGreen Recreational Vehicles is issuing a recall for certain model year 2013-2015 Bayhill, Lifestyle, Amped, I-Go, Sun Valley, Element, Reactor, and Ever-Lite recreational vehicles equipped with Atwood On-Demand Water Heaters. The affected water heaters have a valve that may cause the water heater to overheat the water in the hot water supply tap.
The overheating of the water may result in the release of steam, possibly causing the operator is to scald themselves and increasing the risk of injury.
The company is including about 1,650 vehicles in this recall.
EverGreen will notify owners, and dealers will install a hot water heater rework kit to remedy the safety risk, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2015.
Owners with questions about the recall can contact EverGreen customer service at (574) 825-4298.