NEWMAR CANYON STAR 2016: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG WATER HEATER

Make : NEWMAR Model : CANYON STAR Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2013-09-10 - 2015-08-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V747000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-12-08 Date Received by ODI: 2015-11-12 Date Added to Database: 2015-11-12
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG WATER HEATER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 90
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Canyon Star motorhomes manufactured September 10, 2013, to August 18, 2015 and equipped with Atwood on-demand water heaters. In the affected vehicles, the water heater valve may not be properly set and, as a result, the water and gas valve may cause the water heater to overheat the water in the hot water supply tap.
Consequence:
      The overheating of the water may result in the release of steam, possibly causing the operator is to scald themselves and increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will install a remedy kit to eliminate the scald hazard, free of charge. The recall began on December 8, 2015. 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.