NEWMAR ESSEX 2014: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Make : NEWMAR Model : ESSEX Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-05-31 - 2015-01-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V803000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-01-04 Date Received by ODI: 2015-11-30 Date Added to Database: 2015-11-30
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1085
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ventana and Dutch Star motorhomes and model year 2014 Mountain Aire and Essex motorhomes manufactured May 31, 2015, to January 21, 2015. The affected vehicles have cargo door lock actuators that may overheat and melt the actuator housing.
Consequence:
      A door lock actuator that overheats may increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will install a new low voltage disconnect module and wire harness for the door lock actuator, free of charge. The recall began on January 4, 2016. 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.