2014 NEWMAR DUTCH STAR Recall ID 158326

2014 NEWMAR DUTCH STAR Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V497000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: NEWMAR 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: DUTCH STAR 
Model Year: 2014 
Mfg Campaign Number: 17V-451 
Mfg Component Desc: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES 
Mfg Involved in Recall: Newmar Corporation 
Manufacture Dates: 01-28-13 through 05-17-16 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 1,167 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: Newmar Corporation 
Report Recieved Date: 08-09-17 
Record Creation Date: 08-11-17 
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Defect Summary: Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2014 Moutain Aire and 2014-2017 Dutch Star recreational vehicles built on Freightliner XCR chassis manufactured by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). These chassis have a battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly, as a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting. 
Consequence Summary: A battery cable short circuit can increase the risk of a fire. 
Corrective Summary: Newmar will notify owners, and DTNA dealers will inspect and revise the battery cable mounting bracket and cable routing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 8, 2017. Owners may contact Daimler Trucks North America at 1-800-547-0712 or Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300. Newmar's number for this recall is 17V-451. 
Notes: 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 www.safercar.gov. 
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