NEWMAR DUTCH STAR 2012: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : NEWMAR Model : DUTCH STAR Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2007-01-16 - 2012-05-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V602000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-11-06 Date Received by ODI: 2014-09-29 Date Added to Database: 2014-09-29
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 561
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2007-2012 Bay Star, Ventana VT/VL, Dutch Aire, Dutch Star, All-Star, Mountain Aire, and Essex motorhomes manufactured January 16, 2007, to May 24, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the circuit breaker for the refrigerator heated water line may be incorrect for the amperage draw.
Consequence:
      A circuit breaker that is incorrectly rated for the amperage need increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorhome and verify that the circuit breaker rating is correct for the amperage draw, free of charge. The recall began November 6, 2014. 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.