2011 Newell Coach Structure Recall Entry Door May Suddenly Open Due to a Wiring Short
2011 Newell Motor Home Structure Recall
NHTSA: Action Number: N/A Service Bulletin Number: 10V192000
May 07, 2010
Potential Units Affected:
Newell Coach Corp.
Summary: Newell is recall certain model year 2010-2011 motor coaches manufactured from march 12, 2009 through march 29, 2010. The entry door may suddenly open due to a wiring short.
Consequence: If this occurred during travel it could cause driver distraction, and/or allowing someone who is not seated to fall out of the coach causing injury or death.
Remedy: Dealers will add a safety interlock system that removes all electrical power to the door when the parking brake is released. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on may 19, 2010. Owners may contact newell at 1-888-963-9355.
Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153)