NEWMAR KING AIRE 2014: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE

Make : NEWMAR Model : KING AIRE Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-12-09 - 2014-12-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V061000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-02-26 Date Received by ODI: 2015-02-03 Date Added to Database: 2015-02-03
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 98
Summary:
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Newmar King Aire, and Essex vehicles manufactured December 9, 2013, to December 16, 2014, equipped with certain Wabco Quick Release Valves with Double Check. In the affected valves, the rubber diaphragm may be damaged by sharp edges on the valve seat ribs, reducing the available air pressure in the air tanks.
Consequence:
      The reduced air pressure levels may reduce braking performance and/or the parking brakes could reapply, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the valve, free of charge. The recall began on February 26, 2015. 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.