The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls:
Instrument Panel Display Does Not Dim
Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Essex and New Aire, 2019 Dutch Star, London Aire, Mountain Aire, and Ventana motorhomes. The instrument panel brightness cannot be adjusted, possibly causing glare when driving at night. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, “Control and Displays.” Glare can reduce the driver’s visibility of the road, increasing the risk of a crash.
This recall potentially affects 732 units.
Newmar will notify owner, and dealers will update the software and processor, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Oct. 25, 2020. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300.
Auxiliary Fuel Tank Strap Bolts May Break
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2021 Fuzion recreational trailers (models 357, 369, 373, 379, 419, 424, 427, 429 and 430) and 2021 Impact recreational trailers (models 343, 359, 367 and 415). The auxiliary fuel supply tank mounting straps may have been improperly secured with grade 2 bolts instead of grade 5 bolts. The grade 2 bolts may break under certain conditions, causing the auxiliary fuel supply tank to detach, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash and/or fire.
The recall potentially affects 119 units.
Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the tank strap mounting bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Oct. 19, 2020. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 20-385.
Chrysler Ram 3500/4500/5500 Cab Chassis
Inadequate Warmup Protection
Chrysler is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 cab chassis built with a Cummins 6.7L High Output engine. Inadequate warmup protection can cause a lack of oil film on the engine connecting rod bearings while the engine is reaching operating temperature. This can result in engine damage and connecting rod failure, which could potentially puncture the engine block. A damaged engine block may leak oil, which can contact hot engine or exhaust components, increasing the risk of a fire.
The recall potentially affects 32,318 units.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will flash the engine calibration software to enhance the engine warm up protection, free of charge. Click here for detailed instructions on performing the repair. The recall is expected to begin Oct. 16, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is W57.
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