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Newell Motor Home Recalls

There have been 6 recalls on Motor Home vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-02-15 due to a problem with the sun roof assembly. Approximately 210 vehicles were involved. Since 1993, Motor Home's have experienced approximately 15 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the door , engine and engine cooling, equipment, springs/bags and pump. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled Newell Motor Home vehicles

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2012-02-15 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-02-15)
Recall Summary: NEWELL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 MOTOR COACHES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2004 THROUGH JULY 2009, EQUIPPED WITH SE-GI WINDOWS. THE ADHESIVE BOND BETWEEN THE GLASS PORTION OF THE VENT PANEL AND HINGE MAY DEGRADE, AND THE PANEL MAY DETACH AND FALL FROM THE VEHICLE.
Hazard: IF THIS OCCURRED DURING TRAVEL IT COULD CREATE A ROAD HAZARD, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH OR PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 24, 2012. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWELL AT 1-888-963-9355.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V056000
   
2010-05-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-05-07)
Recall Summary: NEWELL IS RECALL CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 MOTOR COACHES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 12, 2009 THROUGH MARCH 29, 2010. THE ENTRY DOOR MAY SUDDENLY OPEN DUE TO A WIRING SHORT.
Hazard: IF THIS OCCURRED DURING TRAVEL IT COULD CAUSE DRIVER DISTRACTION, AND/OR ALLOWING SOMEONE WHO IS NOT SEATED TO FALL OUT OF THE COACH CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL ADD A SAFETY INTERLOCK SYSTEM THAT REMOVES ALL ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE DOOR WHEN THE PARKING BRAKE IS RELEASED. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 19, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWELL AT 1-888-963-9355.
Additional Info: 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V192000
   
2009-12-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-12-01)
Recall Summary: NEWELL IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2005-2008 MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C15 ENGINE. THE VARIABLE VALVE ACTUATION OIL LINE MAY RUB AGAINST THE P-CLIPS RETAINING THE OIL LINE, CAUSING AN OIL LEAK.
Hazard: AN OIL LEAK MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: NEWELL IS WORKING WITH CATERPILLAR TO REMEDY THESE VEHICLES. PLEASE SEE CATERPILLAR'S DEFECT REPORT 09E-020. CATERPILLAR WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLAR TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-447-4986.
Additional Info: 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=09V459000
   
2008-08-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-08-08)
Recall Summary: NEWELL IS RECALLING 80 MY 2005-2008 MODEL 450 MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH ZF TRANSMISSIONS. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE SHIFT SELECTOR TO MALFUNCTION AS A RESULT OF A CELL PHONE OR RADIO BEING PLACED IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE SHIFTER CONTROL PAD.
Hazard: THE INTERFERENCE FROM THE CELL PHONE OR RADIO COULD RESULT IN AN UNEXPECTED CHANGE IN DIRECTION AND POSSIBLE CRASH IF A SPECIFIC SEQUENCE OF EVENTS WERE TO OCCUR.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CONTROLLER FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWELL AT 1-888-963-9355.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V392000
   
2008-03-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-03-25)
Recall Summary: NEWELL IS RECALLING 65 MY 2006-2007 MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH A VALID MANUFACTURING LEVELING SYSTEM. THE AUTOMATIC HEIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM MAY INADVERTENTLY GO INTO A MODE THAT ALLOWS AIR TO PASS FROM ONE SIDE TO THE OTHER SIDE IN THE REAR SUSPENSION AIR BAGS.
Hazard: DURING TRAVEL, THE COACH MAY LEAN TO ONE SIDE OR THE OTHER INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE FIRMWARE IN THE ELECTRONIC KEYPAD CONTROL MODULE LOCATED IN THE DASH OF THE COACH FREE OF CHARGE. THE BEGAN ON MARCH 11, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWELL AT 1-888-963-9355.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V136000
   
2008-03-11 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-03-11)
Recall Summary: NEWELL IS RECALLING 156 MY 2003-2008 MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C-15 ENGINES AND VICKER'S HYDRAULIC PUMPS. THE HYDRAULIC PUMP INPUT SHAFT MAY NOT FULLY ENGAGE THE ENGINE DRIVE SPROCKET CAUSING FAILURE OF THE INPUT DRIVE SHAFT.
Hazard: LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: NEWELL WILL REPLACE THE PUMP WITH ONE EQUIPPED WITH A LONGER SHAFT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 10, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWELL AT 1-888-963-9355.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V107000
   
2007-08-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-08-31)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVES, THE INTERNAL RUBBER CHECK VALVE MAY LEAK CAUSING A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER THE OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON.
Hazard: THIS COULD DELAY OR FAIL TO APPLY THE PARKING BRAKES WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ROLL AWAY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: BENDIX IS HANDLING THE REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN PLEASE SEE (07E-037). BENDIX WILL INSTALL A CHECK VALVE REPAIR KIT FOR THE AFFECTED SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENDIX AT 440-329-9000 OR NEWELL COACH AT 1-888-963-9355.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V397000
   
2007-08-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-08-30)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX PARKER CHECK VALVES, THE PARKER BRASS CHECK VALVE WHICH CONNECTS TO THE SUPPLY PORT OF THE BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE CAN FAIL.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER THE OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON. THESE CONDITIONS CAN OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING, LEADING TO UNINTENDED VEHICLE ROLLAWAY, BRAKE DRAG, OR IN THE CASE OF LOSS OF PRIMARY CIRCUIT, INABILITY TO MODULATE THE SPRING BRAKES.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRASS CHECK VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWELL COACH AT 1-888-963-9355 OR BENDIX AT1- 440-329-9000.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V392000
   
2007-01-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-01-04)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, THE STEERING BOX MOUNTING BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TIGHTENED DURING PRODUCTION PROCESS.
Hazard: EXCESSIVE PLAY IN THE STEERING AND POSSIBLE SEPARATION OF THE STEERING BOX COULD OCCUR, RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: NEWELLWILL INSPECT THE MOUNTING BOLTS AND REPLACE AND RE-TIGHTEN THE BOLTS AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 9, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWELL AT 1-888-963-9355.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V004000
   
2005-07-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-07-28)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH I-SHAFTS SUPPLIED BY ZF HEAVY DUTY STEERING, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR A FAILURE OF THE FORK/SHAFT CONNECTION.
Hazard: IF THIS OCCURS, THE VEHICLE COULD SUFFER A LOSS OF STEERING ABILITY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: NEWELL WILL INSTALL A SECURITY CLAMP OVER THE SHAFT WHICH WILL SAFETY SECURE THE I-SHAFT TO THE UNIVERSAL FORK. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWELL AT 1-888-363-9355.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=05V339000
   
2005-05-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-05-27)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH VEHICLE SYSTEMS' AQUA-HOT AND HYDRO-HOT WATER HEATERS, WHICH USE WEBASTO BURNER TUBES, THE BURNER TUBES DO NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS AND COULD FAIL PREMATURELY.
Hazard: THE SURFACE TEMPERATURE OF THE EXHAUST TUBE EXITING FROM THE HEATER CAN INCREASE AND COULD POTENTIALLY IGNITE COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS IN OR AROUND THE VEHICLE.
Remedy: VEHICLE SYSTEMS IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VEHICLE SYSTEMS AT 1-800-685-4298 OR NEWELL AT 1-918-542-3344.
Additional Info: FREE OF CHARGE.THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 3, 2005.OWNERS MAY CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=05V242000
   
2000-10-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-10-31)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH DANA SPECIALITY AXLE TS6 TAG AXLES. HUB OVERLOAD CAN CAUSE PREMATURE BEARING FAILURE AT BETWEEN 12,000 AND 20,000 MILES.
Hazard: THIS FAILURE COULD RESULT IN THE WHEEL AND TIRE ASSEMBLY BECOMING DISCONNECTED FROM THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED TAG AXLE SUSPENSION ARRANGEMENT TO CORRECT THIS PROBLEM. ALSO, AT INTERVALS OF 7,500 MILES, OWNERS ARE REQUESTED TO ARRANGE TO HAVE THE TAG AXLE WHEEL BEARINGS REPLACED AT A DEALERSHIP OR CALL NEWELL TO ISSUE AUTHORIZATION TO HAVE THESE BEARINGS CHANGED IN A SERVICE FACILITY IN THE FIELD AT NEWELL'S EXPENSE.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 22, 2001.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NEWELL AT 1-918-542-3344.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V354000
   
2000-10-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-10-27)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH DANA IFS SUSPENSIONS. ONE OF THE FOUR STUDS USED TO ATTACH THE SPINDLE TO THE FRONT SUSPENSION WISHBONES HAS BROKEN.
Hazard: IF TWO STUDS BREAK, THE SPINDLE IS NO LONGER ATTACHED TO THE A-FRAME AND THE SUSPENSION COULD THEN COLLAPSE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL STUDS AND NUTS, USING LONGER STUDS.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 19, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NEWELL AT 10918-542-3344.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V330000
   
2000-08-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-08-24)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH DANA STEERING RELAY LEVERS. THE LEVERS CAN DEVELOP SURFACE CRACKING.
Hazard: THIS CRACKING CONDITION COULD CAUSE A PORTION OF THE STEERING LEVER TO BREAK OFF, POSSIBLY CAUSING LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING RELAY LEVERS.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 15, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NEWELL COACH AT 1-918-542-3344. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V215003
   
1999-01-11 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-01-11)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH AQUA-HOT HEATING SYSTEMS, MODEL 431-3 ZONE WITH ENGINE LOOP. FIBERGLASS INSULATING MATERIAL LOCATED UNDER THE BURNER HEAD ON THE FLOOR OF THE HEATER ENCLOSURE, CAN BECOME SOAKED WITH FLUIDS (ETHYLENE GLYCOL AND/OR DIESEL FUEL).
Hazard: IF AN ELECTRICAL SHORT OCCURS, A FIRE COULD RESULT.
Remedy: VEHICLE SYSTEMS INC. WILL CONDUCT THE OWNER NOTIFICATION FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE INSULATION FROM BENEATH THE DIESEL HEATING UNIT AS WELL AS FROM BEHIND THE CONTROL THERMOSTAT AND AIR-CONDITIONING HEATING ELEMENT ACCESS COVERS.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 30, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR MOTOR HOMES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NEWELL AT 1-888-363-9355 OR VSI AT 1-800-685-4289.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=98V167007
   
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