NEWMAR DUTCH STAR 2017: VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER

Make : NEWMAR Model : DUTCH STAR Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2015-11-01 - 2016-06-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V481000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-07-28 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-29 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-29
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 24
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2017 Ventana, Ventana VL, and Dutch Star motorhomes manufactured November 1, 2015, to June 24, 2016 and built on a Freightliner Custom Chassis. In the affected vehicles, when the windshield wipers are turned off, the headlights may also turn off. Additionally, the wiper arms may stop in an incorrect location blocking the driver's view, and the wiper motor may stall when under load.
Consequence:
      If the headlights go out or the wiper system does not operate properly, the driver's visibility may be adversely affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and Freightliner dealers will update the wiper software, free of charge. The recall began on July 28, 2016. Owners may contact Newmar Customer Service Department 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.