Make : NEWMAR Model : MOUNTAIN AIRE Year : 2001
Build Dates : 1997-01-05 - 2005-05-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V829000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-01-04 Date Received by ODI: 2015-12-09 Date Added to Database: 2015-12-09
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15V 633
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1920
      Newmar Corporation "Newmar" is recalling certain model year 1997-2005 Dutch Star and Mountain Aire, 1998-1999 London Aire, 2004 Essex and 1997-1998 Kountry Aire motorhomes. The affected vehicles have a steering gear mounting bracket that may crack, causing a loss of steering ability.
      A loss of steering increases the risk of a crash.
      Newmar will notify owners, and Spartan dealers will replace the steering gear mounting brackets, free of charge. The recall began on January 4, 2016. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300 or Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-4277. Newmar's number for this recall is 15V 633.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
      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