NEWMAR VENTANA DP 2009: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE

Make : NEWMAR Model : VENTANA DP Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-07-21 - 2009-04-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V254000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-06-05 Date Received by ODI: 2009-07-07 Date Added to Database: 2009-07-07
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 : 63
Summary:
      NEWMAR IS RECALLING 63 MODEL YEAR 2009 AND 2010 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JULY 21, 2008 AND APRIL 22, 2009, EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN HALDEX QUICK RELEASE VALVES "QRV". THE RUBBER DIAPHRAGM INSIDE THE QRV MAY EXPERIENCE DELAMINATION RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF AIR PRESSURE LEAKAGE PAST AND/OR THROUGH THE DIAPHRAGM, OR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BUBBLE IN THE DIAPHRAGM WHICH MAY TRAP AIR PRESSURE IN THE VALVE AND NOT ALLOW THE SERVICE BRAKES TO RELEASE.
Consequence:
      MALFUNCTION OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      NEWMAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND SPARTAN WILL PROVIDE A FREE REMEDY. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPARTAN CHASSIS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-543-4277 OR NEWMAR AT 1-574-773-7791.
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'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .