NEWMAR KOUNTRY STAR 2003: WHEELS:RIM

Make : NEWMAR Model : KOUNTRY STAR Year : 2003
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V391000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-10-17 Date Received by ODI: 2005-09-08 Date Added to Database: 2005-09-08
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:RIM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH TREDIT WHEELS, THE RIMS MAY HAVE POOR WELD QUALITY AND INSUFFICIENT PRESS FIT BETWEEN THE WHEEL RIM AND DISC.
Consequence:
      THE CENTER OF THE WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE RIM. THE WHEEL MAY WOBBLE AND CAUSE A VIBRATION OR THE MOUNTED TIRE COULD LOSE AIR CAUSING THE TIRE TO GO FLAT, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      NEWMAR IS WORKING WITH TREDIT TIRE TO NOTIFY OWNERS AND HAVE THE RIMS REPLACED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 17, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWMAR AT 1-574-773-7791.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.