Highland Ridge RV Recalls Open Range Fifth-Wheels Due to Risk of Shifting Axle

The axle could shift and become misaligned, causing the tires on the affected vehicles to wear irregularly and possibly fail

Highland Ridge RV Recalls Open Range Fifth-Wheels Due to Risk of Shifting Axle
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February 10, 2017

Highland Ridge RV is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Open Range fifth-wheel vehicles. The axle hangers on the affected vehicles may puncture the riser tube wall, allowing the axle to shift and become misaligned.

If the axle shifts and becomes misaligned, the tires may wear irregularly and possibly fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

Approximately 148 Open Range fifth-wheels are affected by this recall.

Highland Ridge will notify owners of the recalled vehicles, and dealers will weld on new hangers, free of charge.

This recall is expected to begin on March 15, 2017. Vehicle owners with additional questions can contact Highland Ridge customer service at (260) 768-7771.

Highland's reference number for this recall is 9904343.