18V-913 - Steering and Tie Rod Arm Bolts may be Loose - 2017-2019 Newmar Ventana Motorhomes

March 13, 2019

Steering and Tie Rod Arm Bolts may be Loose

Loose tie rod arm bolts may lead to separation of the tie rod, resulting in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V197

Manufacturer Newmar Corporation

Components STEERING, SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

Summary

Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Ventana motorhomes built on a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) chassis equipped with Detroit Axle axles. The affected vehicles may have loose steering and tie rod arm bolts.

 

Remedy

Newmar will notify owners, and DTNA dealers will inspect the steering arm and tie rod arm bolts to make sure that they are properly tightened, installing new fasteners, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 12, 2019. Owners may contact Daimler Trucks North America at 1-800-547-0712 to locate a Qualified Service Center or can contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300. Newmar's number for this recall is 18V-913.

 

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.


3 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
NEWMAR VENTANA 2017-2019

2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V197-8961.PDF 212.695KB

Download (PDF, 208KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V197-9654.pdf 245.816KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V197&docType=RCL


 

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