|Vehicle Make / Model:
NEWMAR / GRAND STAR CA
Manufacturer: NEWMAR CORPORATION
Mfr’s Report Date: JUL 30, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V371000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 70
Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain model year 2008 and 2009 Grand Star Class A motorhomes built on Freightliner Custom Chassis (FCCC) from January 25, 2007, through May 22, 2009. These motorhomes chassis are equipped with Bosch hydraulic disc brakes which, when exposed to long periods of time of non-driving, may experience diametrical brake caliper piston growth and reduced piston to bore clearance potentially leading to brake drag and overheating resulting in reduced brake performance.
Reduced brake performance may lead to a vehicle crash.
Owners will be notified by Daimler Trucks/FCCC, and repairs will be performed by authorized FCCC dealers free of charge. An interim letter was mailed by DTNA on August 6, 2012. Owners may contact Newmar at 1-574-773-7791 or Daimler Trucks at 1-800-547-0712.