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Nu Wa Discover America Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on Discover America vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-12-08 due to a problem with the recreational vehicle. Approximately 292 vehicles were involved. Since 2003, Discover America's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the fifth wheel assembly. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled Nu Wa Discover America vehicles

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2010-12-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-08)
Recall Summary: NU WA IS RECALLING CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS 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: NU WA 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 JANUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD AT 1-800-767-9101 OR NU WA INDUSTRIES AT 800-835-0676.
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=10V609000
   
2008-07-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-07-31)
Recall Summary: NU WA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MY 2004-2007 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATOR MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION. THE REFRIGERATOR MAY HAVE A DEFECT IN THE BOILER TUBE. PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION COULD BE RELEASED INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE (GAS FLAME) IS PRESENT.
Hazard: IF THIS SOLUTION IS EXPOSED TO AN IGNITION SOURCE UNDER CERTAIN SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES, IT CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: NU WA IS WORKING WITH DOMETIC TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 08E032). DOMETIC WILL REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS BY INSTALLING A SECONDARY BURN HOUSING, A THERMAL FUSE, AND A MELT FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. DOMETIC HAS RETAINED STERICYCLE INC. TO MANAGE THIS CAMPAIGN. STERICYCLE WILL ASSIST THE OWNER IN LOCATING DEALERSHIPS OR SERVICE CENTERS AND WILL PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH SCHEDULING OF APPOINTMENTS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157 OR NU WA AT 1-620-431-2088.
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=08V359000
   
2006-11-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-11-30)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH A DEMCO GLIDE RIDE PIN BOX, THE WELDS ON THE PIN BOX CAN BREAK.
Hazard: BROKEN WELDS CAN RESULT IN THE PIN BOX JAMMING.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GLIDE PIN ASSEMBLY WITH ASSEMBLIES MADE WITH A LONGER PIN AND MORE ROBUST WELDS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 31, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NUWA AT 1-800-835-0676 OR E-MAIL AT SAFETY@NUWA.COM.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN 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=06V452000
   
2006-08-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-08-22)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH DEXTER AXLES, THE DISC BRAKE CALIPER MOUNTING BOLTS MAY STRIP. INSUFFICIENT CLAMP LOAD BETWEEN CALIPER AND YOKE CAN CAUSE THE CALIPER TO DISASSEMBLE AND ADVERSELY AFFECT THE TRAILER'S BRAKING SYSTEM.
Hazard: LOSS OF BRAKING CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEXTER WILL REPAIR THESE VEHICLES (PLEASE SEE 06E029). A NEW LARGER CALIPER MOUNTING NUT WILL BE INSTALLED. FOR MORE INFORMATION YOU MAY CONTACT DEXTER AXLE AT 1-800-400-2164 OR NUWA AT 620-431-2088.
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=06V314000
   
2004-03-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-03-04)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH POLAR MACH AND POLAR CUB AIR CONDITIONERS, THE SOLAR PANEL RUBBER WELL NUTS COULD FRACTURE THE PLASTIC SHROUD IN THE IMMEDIATE AREA OF THE ATTACHMENT HOLE.
Hazard: THE RUBBER WELL NUTS COULD PULL OUT OF THE PLASTIC SHROUD, CAUSING THE SOLAR PANEL TO LEAVE THE TOP OF THE MOTOR HOME, AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A ROAD HAZARD OR A CRASH.
Remedy: AIRXCEL WILL REINFORCE THE SOLAR PANELS WITH METAL MOUNTING BRACKETS FREE OF CHARGE. 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 AIRXCEL AT 719-676-2326 OR NUWA AT 1-800-835-0676.
Additional Info: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN 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=04V089000
   
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