What's the Problem?
This recall affects 2013-2015 Jayco Fifth Wheel Seismic and 2015 Pinnacle trailers, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The recalled travel trailers were incorrectly assembled with 6,000 lb capacity axles instead of the 7,000 lb axles the trailers were designed to be equipped with, NHTSA said. The underrated axles may result in the trailer being overloaded, potentially causing drivers to lose control of the tow vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Jayco is notifying owners and dealers will replace the axles and leaf springs, free of charge. This recall began on March 11, 2020.
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Jayco Eagle Fifth Wheel Recall
Jayco is recalling 2021 Jayco Eagle travel trailers which were built with a 4 1/4 inch spring hanger instead of the proper 5 1/4 inch spring hanger, reducing tire clearance. "Reduced tire clearance can increase the risk of tire blow out, which can cause loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of an crash," NHTSA said. Jayco is notifying owners and dealers will install the correct 5 1/4 spring hangers, free of charge. This recall began in March 2021.
Jayco RV Insulation Recall
Jayco is recalling 2020-2021 Alante, Precept, and Precept Prestige motorhomes and Entegra Vision, Vision XL motorhomes built on a Ford F-53 chassis which were sold with engine covers that may not contain sufficient heat insulation. This problem could cause the interior surface temperatures to be excessive, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants. This recall began on December 18, 2020.
Jayco Jay Feather Recall
Jayco is recalling 2021 Jay Feather X213 "J3" Baja type recreational trailers which feature tire size and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) information on the tire and certification labels that may be incorrect, potentially resulting in the vehicle being overloaded. "Incorrect tire and GAWR
information may cause the vehicle to be overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash," NHTSA said. This recall began on October 6, 2020.
Jay Flight SLX Recall
Jayco is recalling 2020 Jay Flight SLX Travel Trailers over concerns that the propane supply hose connection to the refrigerator may be improperly tightened, possibly resulting in a
propane leak, according to the NHTSA. A propane leak can increase the risk of an explosion or fire. This recall began on May 29, 2020.
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Do I Have a Jayco Trailer Recall Lawsuit?
The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Jayco Trailer Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a recalled Jayco trailer, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.