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American Lafrance Condor Recalls

There have been 3 recalls on Condor vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-04-17 due to a problem with the body. Approximately 2811 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, Condor's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the structure, diesel. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional American Lafrance Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled American Lafrance Condor vehicles

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2009-04-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-04-17)
Recall Summary: DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING 2,811 MY 2001-2007 CONDOR TRUCKS BUILT BY AMERICAN LAFRANCE, FREIGHTLINER AND STERLING. THE CAB MOUNTED BRACKET ATTACHED TO THE HYDRAULIC CYLINDER USED TO RAISE AND LOWER THE CAB FOR MAINTENANCE MAY WEAR LEADING TO INADEQUATE RESTRAINT, ALLOWING THE CAB TO FALL FORWARD ONTO THE GROUND.
Hazard: A CAB FALLING FORWARD TO THE GROUND UNEXPECTEDLY MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: DAIMLER TRUCKS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE VEHICLES WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Additional Info: DAIMLER TRUCKS RECALL NO. FL-547.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=09V128000
   
2008-11-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-11-24)
Recall Summary: AMERICAN LAFRANCE IS RECALLING 1,251 MY 2000-2007 CONDOR TRUCKS. THE BRACKET THAT ATTACHES THE HYDRAULIC CYLINDER TO THE CAB USED TO RAISE AND LOWER THE VEHICLE CAB FOR MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES CAN FAIL.
Hazard: IF THE BRACKET FAILS DUE TO THE FORCES ENCOUNTERED WHEN THE CAB PASSES THE BREAK OVER POINT AND REACHES THE END OF THE CYLINDER TRAVEL, THE CAB WILL CONTINUE ITS FORWARD MOVEMENT UNTIL IT REACHES THE GROUND. IF THE BRACKET FAILS DURING THE LIFTING SEGMENT OF RAISING THE CAB, THE CAB COULD FALL UNRESTRAINED BACK DOWN ONTO THE CHASSIS, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy: AMERICAN LAFRANCE WILL REPAIR THESE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 13, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AMERICAN LAFRANCE AT 1-888-253-8725.
Additional Info: AMERICAN LAFRANCE RECALL NO. ALF-0308.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V609000
   
2008-09-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-09-22)
Recall Summary: AMERICAN LAFRANCE IS RECALLING ONE (1) LOW CAB FORWARD (LCF) CONDOR TRUCK EQUIPPED WITH A CATERPILLAR C13 DIESEL ENGINE. THE EXTENSION PIPES ATTACHED TO THE AFTERTREATMENT REGENERATION DEVICE (ARD) MAY DEVELOP A HOLE, AND HEAT AND FLAME MAY ESCAPE DURING A REGENERATION OF THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER.
Hazard: THIS MAY RESULT IN A FIRE HAZARD.
Remedy: AMERICAN LAFRANCE IS WORKING WITH CATERPILLAR TO REPAIR THIS VEHICLE (PLEASE SEE 08E054). OWNERS MAY CONTACT ATERPILLAR AT 1-800-447-4986 OR AMERICAN LAFRANCE AT 1-843-486-7400.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V472000
   
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