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Newmar Rv Regrigerator Recalls

2004 - 2005 NEWMAR AMERICAN STAR
2004 - 2005 NEWMAR BAY STAR
2007 NEWMAR DUTCH STAR
2004 - 2006 NEWMAR KOUNTRY AIRE
2004 - 2005 NEWMAR KOUNTRY STAR
2004 - 2007 NEWMAR KOUNTRY STAR DIESEL PUSHE
2003 - 2006 NEWMAR MOUNTAIN AIRE
2004 - 2006 NEWMAR MOUNTAIN AIRE DIESEL PUSH
2004 - 2006 NEWMAR SCOTTSDALE
2003 - 2005 NEWMAR X-AIRE-FW
Manufacturer : NEWMAR CORPORATION
Mfr's Report Date : JUL 11, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V366000
EQ08010NHTSA Action Number: EQ08010
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 772
Summary: NEWMAR IS RECALLING 772 MY 2004-2005 AMERICAN STAR, KOUNTRY AIRE, MOUNTAIN AIRE, MY 2003-2006 KOUNTRY STAR, MY 2007 X-AIRE FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS; MY 2007 BAY STAR, MY 2004-2007 KOUNTRY STAR, MY 2004-2006 MOUNTAIN AIRE, MY 2003-2005 SCOTTSDALE CLASS A MOTOR HOMES; AND MY 2004-2006 DUTCH STAR, MY 2003-2006 KOUNTRY STAR, MY 2004-2006 MOUNTAIN AIRE DIESEL PUSHER MOTOR HOMES 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.
Consequence: IF THIS SOLUTION IS EXPOSED TO AN IGNITION SOURCE UNDER CERTAIN SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES, IT CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: NEWMAR 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.

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