Winnebago Ekko 2022 User Manual
The Winnebago Ekko 2022 is a revolutionary Class C motorhome intended to give outdoor enthusiasts unmatched flexibility and the ability to live away from the grid. This unique RV has a rough and modern look that attracts adventurers who are ready to explore new places. When you walk in, you’ll be met by a well-thought-out living space that combines comfort and practicality in a way that looks like it was always there. The Ekko has a unique floor plan with a flexible Flex Bed System that lets you turn the sleeping area into an eating area or a place to relax, depending on your needs. The Ekko lets you go off the beaten road and enjoy the freedom of being self-sufficient. It has a strong lithium-based energy system, solar power capabilities, and a lot of space for gear and supplies. With its smart design, high-end amenities, and sturdy construction, the Winnebago Ekko 2022 gives you access to adventures like no other, where there are no limits to exploring and nature becomes your backyard.
Winnebago Ekko 2022
ABOUT THIS MANUAL
This operator’s manual was prepared to aid you in the proper care and operation of the vehicle and equipment.
Please read this manual completely to understand how everything in your motorhome works before taking it on its “maiden voyage”. In addition, please become familiar with the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
NOTE: This manual describes many features of your motorhome and includes instructions for its safe use.
This manual, including photographs and illustrations, is of a general nature only. Some equipment and features described or shown in this manual may be optional or unavailable on your model. Because of Winnebago Industries®’s continuous program of product improvement, it is possible that recent product changes and information may not be included.
The instructions included in this manual are intended as a guide, and in no way extend the responsibilities of Winnebago Industries beyond the standard written warranty as presented in this manual. The descriptions, illustrations, and specifications in this manual were correct at the time of printing. We reserve the right to change specifications or design without notice, and without incurring obligation to install the same on products previously manufactured.
The materials in your InfoCase contain warranty information and operating and maintenance instructions for the various appliances and components in your motorhome.
NOTE: Many of the instruction sheets and manuals for the various appliances and components have been incorporated into the Operator’s Manual Supplement for your convenience.
Please read the FAQ in Section 1 of the Operator’s Manual Supplement for more details.
Throughout this manual, frequent references are made to the vehicle chassis manual that is provided by the manufacturer of the chassis on which this motorhome is built.
Consult the chassis manual for operating, safety, and maintenance instructions pertaining to the chassis section of the motorhome.
SAFETY MESSAGES USED IN THIS MANUAL
Throughout this manual, certain items are labeled Danger, Warning, Caution, Notice, or Note. These terms alert you to precautions that may involve damage to your vehicle or a risk to your personal safety. Read and follow them carefully.
This motorhome has been thoroughly inspected before shipment. Your dealer is responsible for performing a complete pre-delivery inspection of the chassis and all motorhome components.
As a part of the pre-delivery inspection procedure, the dealer is responsible for road testing the motorhome, noting, and correcting any problems before delivery.
Familiarize yourself with State/Province and local regulations before traveling. There are many local rules that may impact your travels.
FRONT AXLE TIRE ALIGNMENT
We recommend that you have the front suspension and steering alignment checked and adjusted after you have fully loaded the vehicle according to your needs. Thereafter, have alignment inspected periodically to maintain vehicle steering performance and prevent uneven tire wear.
Headlights on this motorhome were aligned at the factory in an unloaded state. We recommend you have the high and low beam alignment checked after fully loading the vehicle to your needs. Thereafter, have the alignment inspected periodically to maintain visibility.
SERVICE AND ASSISTANCE
Your dealer will be glad to provide any additional information you need, as well as answer any questions you might have about operating the equipment in your motorhome. When it comes to service, remember that your dealer knows your vehicle best and is interested in your satisfaction. Your dealer will provide quality maintenance and any other assistance that you may require during your ownership of this vehicle.
If you need warranty repairs while traveling, you may take your vehicle to any authorized Winnebago Industries® dealership and request their assistance.
See the Service Dealer Directory in your InfoCase.
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect that could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Winnebago Industries, Inc. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Winnebago Industries, Inc.
To contact NHTSA, you may either call the Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at:
1-888-327-4236; (TTY: 1-800-424-9153) or go to http://www.safercar.gov
or write to: Administrator, NHTSA 1200 New Jersey Avenue S.E. Washington, D.C. 20590
You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety at http://www.safercar.gov.
OCCUPANT AND CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY LABEL
This label is affixed in the driver’s area next to or near the Vehicle Certification Label. It contains vehicle occupant and cargo carrying capacity along with the number of seat belt positions in the vehicle. The label also provides the weight of a full load of water and advises that this weight, along with the tongue weight counts as cargo.
If any weight exceeding 45.4 kg (100 lbs.) is added to your motorhome between final vehicle certification and first retail sale, the occupant and cargo carrying capacity must be corrected and a label similar to the one shown in the following photo will be affixed inside your motorhome.
EXPLANATION OF DATA
- Chassis manufacturer.
- Chassis manufacture date.
- Month and year of manufacture at Winnebago Industries®.
- Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: Total permissible weight of the vehicle, including driver, passengers, total cargo carried
(including all liquids), and equipped with all options.
- Gross Axle Weight Rating: Total permissible weight allowed for the front and rear axles (listed in pounds and kilograms).
- Suitable Tire Choice: Tires are recommended to meet handling and safety requirements. When replacing any of the tires on your vehicle, always replace with a tire that meets these specifications.
- Suitable Rim Choice: Wheel rims are recommended to meet handling and safety requirements. When replacing any of the rims on your vehicle, always replace with a rim that meets these specifications.
- Cold Inflation Pressure: Inflation pressures at Gross Axle Weight Ratings are recommended (while cold) for the tires originally equipped on your vehicle. These pressure levels must be maintained to assure proper handling, safety, and fuel economy.
- Rear Axle Wheel Configuration: Single or Dual as it relates to inflation.
- Serial Number: This is the serial number assigned to the completed vehicle by Winnebago Industries.
- Vehicle Identification Number (VIN): This number identifies the chassis on which the motorhome is built. The 10th digit of the VIN designates the chassis model year (J=2018, K=2019, L=2020 etc.). This information is useful when ordering chassis repair parts.
- Type: States the NHTSA-designated usage classification for your motorhome. MPV signifies a Multi-purpose Passenger Vehicle.
- Color: Signifies the color code number of the decor used throughout the vehicle. This number is necessary for ordering replacement cushions, curtains, carpets, etc.
- Winnebago® model year and series/family name.
- Model: Lists the Winnebago product model number of your vehicle.
All information is based upon the most recent data available. Visit the Winnebago Industries, Inc. web page –www.winnebagoind.com – for the most current product information.
- The height of each model is measured to the top of the tallest standard feature and is based on the curb weight of a typically equipped unit. The actual height of your vehicle may vary by several inches depending on chassis or equipment variations. Contact your dealer for further information.
- Capacities are based on measurements prior to tank installation. Slight capacity variations can result upon installation.
- Capacities shown are the tank manufacturer’s listed water capacity (W.C.). Actually filled propane capacity is 80% of the listing due to overfilling prevention device on the tank.
- Actual towing capacity is dependent on your particular loading and towing circumstances which includes the GVWR, GAWR, and GCWR as well as adequate trailer brakes. Refer to the chassis operator’s manual of your motor home for further towing information.