NEWMAR DUTCH STAR 2017: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : NEWMAR Model : DUTCH STAR Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-05-17 - 2016-09-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V773000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-12-16 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-24 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-24
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 19
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2017 Dutch Star and Ventana motorhomes manufactured May 17, 2016, to September 27, 2016. On certain motorhomes, the wardrobe slide out motor may have been installed without having a brake.
Consequence:
      If the slide out motor does not have a brake installed, the slide out box could extend unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motor and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall ibegan on December 16, 2016. 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.