NEWMAR VENTANA DP 2011: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : NEWMAR Model : VENTANA DP Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2009-10-13 - 2010-04-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V228000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-08-02 Date Received by ODI: 2010-05-27 Date Added to Database: 2010-05-27
Manufacturers Involved: Newmar Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 152
Summary:
      NEWMAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 MOTOR HOMES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 13, 2009 THROUGH APRIL 12, 2010. THESE MOTOR HOMES MAY CONTAIN A DEFECTIVE CRIMP CONNECTION IN THE AUXILIARY BATTERY CABLE ASSEMBLY. THE DEFECTIVE CONNECTION MAY RESULT IN AN INADEQUATE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION OR DISENGAGEMENT OF THE CABLE. RESULTANT ELECTRICAL ARCING AND OVERHEATING MAY GENERATE SUFFICIENT HEAT FOR IGNITION OF SURROUNDING MATERIALS.
Consequence:
      FAILURE OF THE CONNECTION MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy:
      NEWMAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 2, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWMAR 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'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .