Below is a excerpt from an article, The Real Reason for the RV Recall Surge, written by Greg Gerber. This excerpt is most important for every RV owner to understand what their responsibility is toward vehicle safety.
Expect more recalls
The RV industry should expect to see many more recalls being issued in the months and years ahead. NHTSA is engaging in a consumer education effort to encourage RV owners to report vehicle safety issues directly to NHTSA.
Here are some of the situations for which NHTSA would like consumers to communicate directly to the agency:
Examples of defects that are not considered to be safety-related problems include:
Consumers who feel their recreation vehicles may have a safety defect, are encouraged to fill out a five-step form on the NHTSA website. There are separate forms to fill out for problems with tires, components and child safety restraints.