Make : NEWMAR Model : ALL STAR Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-03-25 - 2018-09-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V799000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-12-04 Date Received by ODI: 2018-11-12 Date Added to Database: 2018-11-15
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05-0903
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 38
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2017 Starcraft Senator II, 2016-2018 Starcraft Allstar, 2017-2018 Starcraft Starlite, and 2019 Starcraft Starquest transit buses, equipped with Freedman GO-ES Foldaway Seats, part numbers 43705, 45467, 48923, and 75719. When the back seat cushion is rotated from the stowed position to the upright position, the seat cushion may not remain locked into place when under load, such as in a crash or a sudden stop. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 207, "Seating Systems," and 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
      In the event of a crash, if the seat back moves, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.
      Forest River will notify owners, and Freedman Seating will repair the foldaway seat, free of charge. The recall began December 4, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-3112 or Freedman customer service at 1-800-443-4540. Forest River's number for this recall is 05-0903.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
      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