Caliper Mounting Bolt Not Tightened Properly – 2021 Newmar Kountry Star & Ventana Motorhomes

February 12, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V069000

Caliper Mounting Bolt Not Tightened Properly

The loose bolt could result in the loosening of other caliper bolts. Insufficiently tightened bolts may not provide adequate clamping force between the brake caliper and brake anchor plate, resulting in reduced brake effectiveness, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V069

Manufacturer Newmar Corporation

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

Summary

Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2021 Kountry Star and Ventana motorhomes. One of the six brake caliper mounting bolts on the driver side steer axle may have been incorrectly tightened.

 

Remedy

On behalf of Newmar, DTNA will coordinate the recall repair and notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on April 12, 2021. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300. Newmar’s number for this recall is 21V-018.

 

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.

 


2 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
NEWMAR KOUNTRY STAR 2021
NEWMAR VENTANA 2021

 


4 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V069-4048.PDF 214.154KB

RCLRPT-21V069-4048

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-21V069-3718.pdf 645.928KB

RCAK-21V069-3718

 


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2021-2

RCLQRT-21V069-9072.PDF 211.127KB

RCLQRT-21V069-9072

 


Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2021-3

RCLQRT-21V069-2014.PDF 211.224KB

RCLQRT-21V069-2014

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=21V069&docType=RCL

 


 

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