The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0825/19

Product:  Motorhome

Name: Trend, Globetrotter, Esprit Comfort, Grand Alpa

Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between August 2014 and January 2019.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Dethleffs

Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0442* Type: EG/DF 004 Sales names: Trend 7877, Globetrotter XLI, Esprit Comfort 7870, Grand Alpa A 7820

Risk type: Injuries
The front axle's springs and the bell cranks are inadequate for the vehicles with optional up-weighting.
The front axle springs or the bell cranks could get damaged due to the increased weight, causing the vehicle to block, increasing the risk of accidents.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Motorhome under Dethleffs' recall measure code: "front axle springs of mobile home on Fiat basis".

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia