Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Newmar 2009 Motor Homes Recalled

August 5, 2008
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
NEWMAR / ALL STAR MID-ENGINE 2009
NEWMAR / DUTCH AIRE DIESEL PUSHER 2009
NEWMAR / DUTCH STAR DIESEL PUSHER 2009
NEWMAR / ESSEX DIESEL PUSHER 2009
NEWMAR / MOUNTAIN AIRE DP 2009
NEWMAR / VENTANA DIESEL PUSHER 2009
Manufacturer : NEWMAR CORPORATION Mfr’s Report Date : JUL 24, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V343000 N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 64
Summary: NEWMAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON SPARTAN MOTOR HOME CHASSIS. CERTAIN CHASSIS FASTENERS MAY FRACTURE RESULTING IN POOR HANDLING OF THE VEHICLE, LOSS OF STEERING, AND/OR REDUCED LEVEL OF SUSPENSION PERFORMANCE.
Consequence: LOSS OF STEERING WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: NEWMAR IS WORKING WITH SPARTAN TO HAVE THESE MOTOR HOMES INSPECTED AND THE FASTENERS REPLACED AS NEEDED FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPARTAN CHASSIS AT 1-800-543-4277 OR NEWMAR AT 1-574-773-7791.
Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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