Roof Top Tent Cover May Crack and Detach - 2018 Jeep Wrangler

April 23, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V320000

Roof Top Tent Cover May Crack and Detach

If the roof top tent cover detaches from the vehicle while moving, it can create a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V320

Manufacturer EHG USA LP dba American Fastbacks

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 94



Erwin Hymer Group USA LP dba American Fastbacks (EHGUSA-AF) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Wrangler vehicles sold with a roof top tent installed. The top cover of the roof top tent may crack or break, possibly resulting in the cover detaching from the vehicle while moving.



The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin in May 2019. Owners may contact American Fastbacks customer service at 1-844-533-7997 extension 301. Note: Vehicles in this recall are also included in recall 19V-190.



Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

1 Affected Product



3 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V320-8451.pdf 289.15KB

Download (PDF, 282KB)

Recall 573 Report - AMENDMENT 1

RCLRPT-19V320-9313.PDF 214.471KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V320-3077.PDF 212.489KB

Download (PDF, 208KB)

Recalls Documents


SaleBestseller No. 1
Smittybilt 9970235 Black Diamond OE Style Replacement Top with Tinted Window for Jeep Wrangler
  • Complete OE replacement, seams are heat sealed to prevent leaking, wick stop threads seals the stitch holes, no other manufacturer uses this quality thread
  • Fits original factory OE hardware or framework
  • Includes front upper replacement door skins, side windows and rear window will completely zip out when needed for full ventilation
  • Marine grade durable vinyl coated OEM style fabric to resist fading and stretching, DOT approved first quality window materials are used
  • Self correcting zippers, zippers run smoother and last longer
SaleBestseller No. 2
Bestop 5686335 Black Diamond 4-Door Trektop Soft Top
  • A hybrid zipper/zipperless for easy removal of window panels and zippers on rear panel provide security and easy changes in configuration.
  • An easily opened Sunrider, let the sun shine in while sitting in the driver's seat.
  • Comes with its own hardware and does not require a drill for installation
  • Conveniently converts to bikini
  • Fastback (slanted) design
SaleBestseller No. 3
Pavement Ends by Bestop 51197-35 Black Diamond Replay Replacement Soft Top Tinted Back Windows w/Upper Door Skins for 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler
  • Replay kits include soft top fabric, side and rear windows, plus upper door skins (where applicable), but no hardware
  • Replay kits require your factory bows, frames, tailgate bar in good condition
  • Durable, fade-resistant automotive-grade fabric with DOT-approved 31 percent tinted vinyl side and rear windowsmore tools
  • One-year limited warranty
  • Does not fit Unlimited models
SaleBestseller No. 4
Bestop 54923-35 Black Diamond Trektop NX Glide Convertible Soft Top for 07-17 Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door
  • The Trek top Glide is the only fully retracting, fast-back (slant-back) soft top on the market.
  • The innovative design lets the Trek top Glide function like a convertible top-just fold back behind the rear seat for a total open-air ride. For full coverage, the Trek top Glide is fast and simple to close.
  • Patented Sun rider flip-back panel above front seats is like a Sunroof for your Jeep. Simply unlatch, flip back and enjoy fresh air.
  • Zipper less side and rear panels allow for easy removal and install. Simply slide-in or slide-out the panels.
  • Includes all the soft top fabric, side and rear windows (patented OEM exact replacement), door surrounds, top arch bar(s), tailgate bar, and all hardware for a no-drill installation.
SaleBestseller No. 5
Bestop 56853-35 Black Diamond Trektop for 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited 4-Door
  • Run as fully-enclosed, all season soft top or remove the sides and rear window and enjoy as a bikini
  • New Sun rider design allows opening the panel from inside the vehicle
  • 28 oz Sailcloth fabric is durable and resists stains and mildew
  • Bestop's F I T System has improved fabric positioning and tension for a secure soft top fit
  • Kit includes: Premium soft top fabric, patented factory-exact door surrounds, tinted and replaceable windows, integrated header, tailgate bar and the Sun rider feature
Bestseller No. 6
Sierra Offroad Jeep Wrangler TJ (1997-2002) Factory Style Soft Top with Tinted Windows, without Upper Doors (Denim Black)
  • The marine grade vinyl coated fabrics resist fading
  • Heavy duty, self-correcting zippers for smooth operation
  • Color matched wick stop thread to seal the stitching holes
  • Built to factory original quality specifications to ensure a proper fit.
  • Replacement soft top for 1997-2002 TJ with factory original frame
SaleBestseller No. 7
Bestop 56820-35 Black Diamond Trektop NX Complete Frameless Replacement Soft Top with Sunrider Sunroof Feature for 1997-2006 Wrangler (except Unlimited)
  • Next-generation styling, fit and function that doesn't need traditional bows or frames to install
  • Fold-back sunroof feature lets more light in, offers great open-air driving experience ; Fits factory full steel hard doors - also compatible with any Bestop door kit (sold separately) including 2-Piece Doors, Upper Fabric Doors, Element Doors or Lower Fabric Half doors
  • Upgraded features include Top Arch Bar system, Quick-release Bow Knuckles and factory-style polymer door surrounds
  • Compatible with factory full steel doors, or with any Bestop replacement Door Kit specific to your Jeep model
  • Two-year limited warranty
SaleBestseller No. 8
Smittybilt 9083235 Bowless Combo Soft Top
  • Functions as primary top
  • Remove sides to convert to extended top
  • No factory bow hardware required
  • Requires windshield header, factory door surrounds and tailgate bar
  • O.E.M. diamond-style fabrics 30ml DOT tinted glass
SaleBestseller No. 9
Rampage Products 990135 Black Trailview Soft Top with Tonneau Style Rear Cover for Jeep JK Unlimited 4-Door 2007-2017
  • Features an easy fold-back top and the gear-protecting coverage of a durable, snug-fit tonneau cover that gives your Wrangler a truck look
  • Rear rain-tight curtain includes tinted side windows for enhanced visibility while the rear window can be removed, delivering the open air experience that Jeep owners require
  • Tonneau cover zips into the rear curtain and can be easily removed
  • Constructed from premium 30 oz. black diamond sailcloth
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
Bestseller No. 10
Rampage Products 139835 TrailView Fold-Back Soft Top for 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited 4-Door, Black Diamond Sailcloth w/Tinted Windows
  • Revolutionary all NEW design features a patent pending retractable sunroof that can be opened with one hand from inside the Jeep for open air driving
  • Removable tinted rear side and side windows that quickly convert the soft top into an open safari top
  • Exclusive window storage is built right into the top so your windows are protected and at the ready
  • Premium 30 oz. sailcloth fabric provides a quiet ride, and is UV and mildew resistant; Rear Anti-Puddle support poles for improved water runoff
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty

Last update on 2019-07-13 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last update on 2019-07-13 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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