RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

NHTSA Issues RV Recall Notices

Mon Apr 15, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

154998714677212.pngThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recall notices:

Highland Ridge RV is recalling certain 2019 Mesa Ridge Lite 2804RK and Open Range Ultra Lite 2804RK travel trailers. The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), shown on the label as 7,675lbs, exceeds the safety chain rating of 7,600lbs. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Highland’s remedy is it has notified owners and provide corrected labels, free of charge. The recall began March 18, 2019. Highland's number for this recall is 9904427. The potential number of units affected is 74.

Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2017-2019 Seismic fifth-wheel trailers equipped with optional hydraulic brakes. The brake lines may have been incorrectly routed between the frame and axle, possibly resulting in the brake lines being pinched or cut.
Jayco’s remedy is to notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake lines, correcting and replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2019. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901426. The potential number of units affected is 73.

Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2018 Jayco Talon and Seismic fifth wheel trailers. Incorrect hardware may have been used to secure the fuel tank that is used for refilling vehicles.

Jayco’s remedy is to notify owners, and dealers will install the correct fuel tank mounting hardware, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on March 29, 2019. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901430. The potential number of units affected is 819.

Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2019 Jayco North Point and Pinnacle fifth wheel trailers equipped with Carefree Altitude Series awnings. The awning circuit incorrectly has a 15-amp fuse instead of a 5-amp one.
Jayco has notified owners, and dealers will replace the 15amp fuse with a 5amp fuse, free of charge. The recall began on March 22, 2019. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901428. The potential number of units affected is 1,660.


Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2019 Jayco Greyhawk and Redhawk motorhomes. The parking brake cable ends may be too small, allowing the cable to disconnect, preventing the emergency brake from engaging.

Jayco has notified owners, and dealers will replace the parking brake cable, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2019. Jayco's number for this recall is 9803428. The potential number of units affected is 69.

Entegra Coach is recalling certain 2019 Esteem motorhomes. The parking brake cable ends may be too small, allowing the cable to disconnect, preventing the emergency brake from engaging.
Entegra’s remedy is it has notified owners, and dealers will replace the parking brake cable, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2019. Entegra's number for this recall is 9903428. The potential number of units affected is 23.

Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2019-2020 Jayco Embark motorhomes. While the motorhome was being delivered, the hitch may have been damaged, compromising the motorhome's ability to safely tow vehicles.

Jayco’s remedy is it has notified owners, and dealers will replace the hitch, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2019. Jayco's number for this recall is 9903429. The potential number of units affected is eight.

Entegra Coach is recalling certain 2019-2020 Entegra Reatta motorhomes. While the motorhome was being delivered, the tow hitch may have been damaged, compromising the motorhome's ability to safely tow vehicles.

Entegra has notified owners, and dealers will replace the hitch, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2019. Entegra's number for this recall is 9903429. The potential number of units affected is 39.