NEWMAR DUTCH STAR 2006: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Make : NEWMAR Model : DUTCH STAR Year : 2006
Build Dates : 1997-12-12 - 2015-05-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V501000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-08-11 Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-05 Date Added to Database: 2016-07-05
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 16V 313
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 742
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 1998-2010 Dutch Star, 2008 Kountry Star, 2008-2009 All Star and Ventana, 2009-2010 Dutch Aire, 2014-2015 King Aire and 2015 Essex motorhomes, built on a Spartan Motors chassis. In the affected vehicles, the flexible exhaust tube may tear allowing hot exhaust to blow against other components or materials.
Consequence:
      If hot exhaust gas contacts other components or materials, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and Spartan dealers will inspect the alignment of the tubes, correcting them and replacing any that are torn. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on August 29, 2016. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300 or Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-4277. Newmar's number for this recall is 16V 313.
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.