NEWMAR ESSEX 2013: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

Make : NEWMAR Model : ESSEX Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2011-01-27 - 2014-06-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V378000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-07-28 Date Received by ODI: 2017-06-14 Date Added to Database: 2017-06-15
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17012
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 210
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain 2012-2015 King Aire and Essex motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis. A component within the starter motor may break, potentially resulting in the starter motor overheating or drawing excessive current.
Consequence:
      A starter motor that overheats may increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and Spartan Motors dealers will replace the starter, free of charge. The recall began on July 28, 2017. Owners may contact Spartan Motors at 1-800-543-4277 or Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300. Newmar's number for this recall is 17012.
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.