NEWMAR DUTCH STAR 2016: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : NEWMAR Model : DUTCH STAR Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2013-01-28 - 2016-05-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V497000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-09-20 Date Received by ODI: 2017-08-09 Date Added to Database: 2017-08-11
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17V-451
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1167
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain 2014 Moutain Aire and 2014-2017 Dutch Star recreational vehicles built on Freightliner XCR chassis manufactured by Daimler Trucks North America "DTNA". These chassis have a battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly, as a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting.
Consequence:
      A battery cable short circuit can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and DTNA dealers will inspect and revise the battery cable mounting bracket and cable routing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on September 20, 2017. Owners may contact Daimler Trucks North America at 1-800-547-0712 or Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300. Newmar's number for this recall is 17V-451.
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.