NEWMAR DUTCH STAR 2017: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : NEWMAR Model : DUTCH STAR Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-02-22 - 2017-10-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V830000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-02-05 Date Received by ODI: 2017-12-19 Date Added to Database: 2017-12-26
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2915
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2016-2018 Bay Star, Bay Star Sport, Canyon Star, Dutch Star, Essex, King Aire, London Aire, Mountain Aire, New Aire, Ventana and Ventana LE motorhomes. These vehicles may have a loose power connection at the Automatic Transfer Switch "ATS", possibly resulting in a build up of heat.
Consequence:
      The build up of heat in the wiring from the loose power connection can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the electrical connection at the ATS, tightening it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on February 5, 2018. 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.