Update: Winnebago Micro Minnie Recalled for Axle Break Defect, Injury Hazard
Winnebago is recalling certain 2021 Micro Minnie trailers which were built with undersized axles that may not support the weight of the vehicle and could break. “If the axle breaks, it could result in serious injury or death,” NHTSA said. Winnebago is notifying owners and dealers will replace the 2,500 lb rated axle with the correct 4,000 lb rated axle, free of charge. This recall began on December 18, 2020.
What’s the Problem?
This recall affects 2019-2020 Winnebago Micro Minnie 5 travel trailers, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
An emergency exit window was not installed in the bedroom of affected travel trailers. “If occupants do not have access to the entry door, there is no alternate means of escape provided which may result in serious injury or death,” NHTSA said.
Winnebago is notifying owners and dealers will replace the right side bedroom window with an escape window, free of charge.
This recall began on August 17, 2020.
Do I Have a Winnebago Micro Minnie Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Winnebago Micro Minnie Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new personal injury cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled Winnebago, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.