NEWMAR ESSEX 2018: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Make : NEWMAR Model : ESSEX Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-06-02 - 2017-10-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V236000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-05-17 Date Received by ODI: 2018-04-13 Date Added to Database: 2018-04-16
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 653
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain 2018 Newmar Bay Star, Bay Star Sport, Canyon Star, Ventana LE, Ventana, Dutch Star, New Aire, Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex, and King Aire motorhomes. The electrical connections in the breaker box may not be properly tightened, possibly causing the connections to overheat.
Consequence:
      Overheating of the electrical connections can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the loose electrical connections, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 17, 2018. 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.