American Lafrance Tanker Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Tanker vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2006-04-07 due to a problem with the door . Since 2005, Tanker's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for American Lafrance Tanker
|2006-04-07||(Published by NHTSA on 2006-04-07)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN FIRE TRUCKS BUILT ON EAGLE, METROPOLITAN, AND FREIGHTLINER M2 HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 CHASSIS, THE COMPARTMENT DOOR OPENING HARDWARE MAY FAIL DUE TO FORCES GENERATED WHEN SLAMMING THE DOOR. WHEN THIS OCCURS, THERE IS NO WAY TO OPEN THE COMPARTMENT DOOR WITHOUT DISMANTLING THE HANDLE ASSEMBLY OR IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION FORCEFULLY OPENING THE DOOR USING A PRY BAR OR FIREMAN'S AXE.|
|Hazard:||THE COMPARTMENT DOOR CARRIES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT. DELAYED ACCESS TO THE EQUIPMENT DUE TO AN INOPERATIVE COMPARTMENT DOOR HANDLE COULD MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE COMPARTMENT DOOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 20, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AMERICAN LAFRANCE AT 1-843-746-7542.|
|Additional Info:||AMERICAN LAFRANCE RECALL NO. ALF-0106.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.|
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