General Information

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 17V809000

Make Model Year
Date Owners Notified Date Received by ODI Date Added to Database
2018-02-07 2017-12-15 2017-12-20

Production Dates: 1997-07-24 - 2017-11-03

Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17E-062

Component: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 34699

Report Initiator: MFR MFR Report


Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling various 1995-2018 motorhomes. A list of the affected vehicles available at: These motorhomes are equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers that may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit:


In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury.


Newmar will notify owners, and instruct them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall began on February 7, 2018. Owners may contact Kidde customer service toll-free at 1-855-262-3540, or online at and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information or owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-574-773-7791. Newmar's number for this recall is 17E-062.


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