Winnebago Motorhomes with Faulty Atwood Water Heaters Recalled
A recreational vehicle manufacturer is issuing a recall for motorhomes with defective Atwood water heaters.
The recall from Winnebago Industries includes certain model year 2015-2016 Winnebago Journey and Adventurer and 2015 Itasca Meridian and Suncruiser motorhomes, equipped with Atwood on demand water heaters, models OD45, OD50, and OD50CW. The affected water heaters have a water and gas valve that may the overheating of water in the hot water supply tap.
The overheating of the water may result in the release of steam, possibly causing the operator to scald themselves and increasing the risk of injury.
Winnebago will notify owners. The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Owners with questions about this recall can contact Winnebago customer service at (641) 585-3535 and Atwood customer service at (574) 264-2131.