NEWMAR ESSEX 2012: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
|Make : NEWMAR||Model : ESSEX||Year : 2012|
|Build Dates : 2011-04-29 - 2017-03-13|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V195000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2017-05-03||Date Received by ODI: 2017-03-22||Date Added to Database: 2017-03-23|
|Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17004|
|Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 595|
Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Dutch Star, 2016-2018 Mountain Aire and London Aire, and 2012-2018 Essex and King Aire motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis. The ball joints on the independent front suspension "IFS" modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering.
A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Newmar will notify owners, and Spartan service centers will remove, clean, apply thread locker, reinstall and torqued the ball joints, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 3, 2017. Owners may contact Spartan at 1-800-543-4277 to locate a qualified service center or contact Newmar customer service at 1-574-773-7791. Newmar's number for this recall is 17004.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.