NEWMAR ESSEX 2017: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : NEWMAR Model : ESSEX Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2015-12-09 - 2016-09-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V768000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-12-08 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-21 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-21
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 42
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2017 London Aire, Essex, and King Aire motorhomes manufactured December 9, 2015, to September 26, 2016. The hydraulic entry step controller may not be functioning as designed and may allow the steps to retract unexpectedly.
Consequence:
      The steps can retract without warning, causing someone using the steps to fall, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steps and update the controller software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 19, 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.