Heartland RVs Recalled, Entry Steps Could Collapse During Use

Heartland RVs Recalled, Entry Steps Could Collapse During Use
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April 22, 2015

Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling certain model year 2015 Bighorn, Cyclone, Edge, Elkridge, Landmark 365, Road Warrior, and Torque fifth wheel and travel trailers.

In the affected vehicles, a rivet for the quad entry steps may shear and fail, causing the steps to give when being used.

If the rivet shears causing the quad step to fail, the step user may fall, increasing the risk of personal injury.

An estimated 863 fifth wheel and travel trailers are impacted by this recall.

Vehicle owners will be notified by Heartland, and local dealers will replace the defective rivets with bolts. This repair service will be provided free of charge.

Owners with additional questions can contact Heartland customer service toll-free at 1-877-262-8032.

Heartland's campaign ID number for this recall is 99-01-20.