Make : NEWMAR Model : ESSEX Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-02-18 - 2013-11-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V098000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-04-17 Date Received by ODI: 2014-03-04 Date Added to Database: 2014-03-10
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 599
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Bay Star Sport, Bay Star, Canyon Star, Ventana LE, Ventana, Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, and Essex recreational vehicles manufactured February 18, 2013, through November 15, 2013, and equipped with Frigidaire KG series microwaves. In the affected vehicles, the microwave may start on its own.
      If the microwave starts on its own and there are contents inside, a fire could result.
      Newmar will notify owners and dealers. The recall began on April 17, 2014. Owners may contact Newmar at 1-800-731-8300.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
      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