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Newmar Essex Dp Recalls

There have been 5 recalls on Essex Dp vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-04-14 due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 5486 vehicles were involved. Since 2003, Essex Dp's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the electrical system, cables, steering. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Newmar Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Newmar Essex Dp vehicles

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2011-04-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-04-14)
Recall Summary: NEWMAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1200 SERIES NORCOLD REFRIGERATORS. THE POPULATION OF REFRIGERATORS BEING ADDRESSED CONTAINS EITHER A SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED IN ORDER TO PREVENT A POTENTIAL FIRE. THE RESPONSE TIMES OF THE SENSOR ALGORITHM AND THERMAL SWITCH DEVICES TO STOP POWER ARE NOT SUFFICIENT.
Hazard: THE SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH INSTALLED TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED DUE TO A POSSIBLE HYDROGEN GAS LEAK MAY NOT SHUT OFF IN SUFFICIENT TIME TO PREVENT A FIRE.
Remedy: NEWMAR IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY ANY AFFECTED OWNERS. OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO CONTACT NORCOLD DEALERS TO RECEIVE THE REMEDY FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE NORCOLD'S DEFECT REPORT 10E-049 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 28, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD AT 1-800-767-9101.
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=11V235000
   
2011-02-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-02-04)
Recall Summary: NEWMAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 ESSEX DP, KING AIRE DB, AND MOUNTAIN AIRE DP RECREATIONAL VEHICLES MANUFACTURER FROM OCTOBER 14, 2009, THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2010. THESE VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH V-BUS FET-8 CONTROL BOARDS MANUFACTURED BY KIB ELECTRONICS AND THERE IS A POTENTIAL DEFECT THAT MAY RESULT IN AN UNRECOGNIZED EXCESSIVE CURRENT SITUATION.
Hazard: THIS FAILURE MAY CREATE A SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE KIB V-BUS LIGHTING AND CONTROL NETWORK FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 21, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEWMAR AT 1-574-773-7791.
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=11V067000
   
2010-05-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-05-27)
Recall 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.
Hazard: 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.
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=10V228000
   
2009-07-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-07-07)
Recall Summary: NEWMAR IS RECALLING 63 MODEL YEAR 2009 AND 2010 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JULY 21, 2008 AND APRIL 22, 2009, EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN HALDEX QUICK RELEASE VALVES (QRV). THE RUBBER DIAPHRAGM INSIDE THE QRV MAY EXPERIENCE DELAMINATION RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF AIR PRESSURE LEAKAGE PAST AND/OR THROUGH THE DIAPHRAGM, OR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BUBBLE IN THE DIAPHRAGM WHICH MAY TRAP AIR PRESSURE IN THE VALVE AND NOT ALLOW THE SERVICE BRAKES TO RELEASE.
Hazard: MALFUNCTION OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: NEWMAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND SPARTAN WILL PROVIDE A FREE REMEDY. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPARTAN CHASSIS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-543-4277 OR NEWMAR AT 1-574-773-7791.
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=09V254000
   
2008-07-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-07-25)
Recall Summary: NEWMAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON SPARTAN MOTOR HOME CHASSIS. CERTAIN CHASSIS FASTENERS MAY FRACTURE RESULTING IN POOR HANDLING OF THE VEHICLE, LOSS OF STEERING, AND/OR REDUCED LEVEL OF SUSPENSION PERFORMANCE.
Hazard: LOSS OF STEERING WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: NEWMAR IS WORKING WITH SPARTAN TO HAVE THESE MOTOR HOMES INSPECTED AND THE FASTENERS REPLACED AS NEEDED FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPARTAN CHASSIS AT 1-800-543-4277 OR NEWMAR AT 1-574-773-7791.
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=08V343000
   
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