NEWMAR VENTANA DP 2006: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : NEWMAR Model : VENTANA DP Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-03-29 - 2006-04-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V427000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-07-02 Date Received by ODI: 2008-08-22 Date Added to Database: 2008-08-22
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 274
Summary:
      NEWMAR IS RECALLING 274 MY 2005 KOUNTRY STAR DIESEL PUSHER, NORTHERN STAR DIESEL PUSHER, AND MY 2006 VENTANA DIESEL PUSHER MOTOR HOME. SPECIFIC INLINE POWER STEERING FILTERS MAY BECOME PLUGGED, RESULTING IN HOSE SEPARATION FROM THE FILTER OR STEERING GEAR FITTING. THIS HOSE SEPARATION WOULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING FLUID AND LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST.
Consequence:
      LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST WOULD EFFECTIVELY INCREASE THE STEERING EFFORT REQUIRED AND COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
Remedy:
      NEWMAR IS WORKING WITH DAIMLER TRUCKS AND WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED FILTERS WITH A LARGER FILTER "PLEASE SEE 07V570". OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712 OR NEWMAR AT 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.