NEWMAR CANYON STAR 2015: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : NEWMAR Model : CANYON STAR Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-06-05 - 2017-01-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V699000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-10-18 Date Received by ODI: 2016-09-28 Date Added to Database: 2016-09-28
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 71
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Canyon Star recreational vehicles manufactured June 5, 2014, to September 6, 2016. These vehicles have a wheelchair access door with a power door lock that may open while the vehicle is in motion if the keyfob button is pressed accidentally.
Consequence:
      If the wheelchair access door opens while the vehicle is being driven, it could cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to prevent the keyfob button from opening the door while the vehicle is in motion. The recall began on October 18, 2016. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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 www.safercar.gov.