Newmar Corporation is recalling 1,167 model year 2014 Mountain Aire and model year 2014-2017 Dutch Star recreational vehicles built on Freight liner XCR chassis manufactured by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA).
These chassis have a battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly. As a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting.
A battery cable short circuit can increase the risk of a fire.
What to do
Newmar will notify owners, and DTNA dealers will inspect and revise the battery cable mounting bracket and cable routing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 8, 2017.
Owners may contact Daimler Trucks North America at 1-800-547-0712 or Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300. Newman number for this recall is 17V-451.