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HME 1871 Recalls

There have been 6 recalls on 1871 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-11-03 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-12-11, was due to a problem with the accelerator pedal. Since 2000, 1871's have experienced approximately 7 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the engine and engine cooling, electronic stability control, diesel, column and axle hubs. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled HME 1871 vehicles

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2014-11-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-12-11)
Recall Summary: HME, Inc. (HME) is recalling certain model year 2000-2006 1871 emergency vehicles manufactured January 1, 2000, to March 15, 2006. The mechanical springs used to return the accelerator pedal to idle after the driver lifts their foot off the pedal may break.
Hazard: If the springs break, the pedal may not return to idle once the driver lifts their foot off the pedal. This unintended acceleration increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy: HME has notified owners, and dealers will replace the affected pedal assemblies, free of charge. The recall began on November 14, 2014. Owners may contact HME customer service at 1-616-261-3626.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V693000
   
2012-02-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-02-01)
Recall Summary: HME IS RECALLING TWO MODEL YEAR 2011 1871 FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ENGINES. THE V-BAND CLAMP ASSEMBLY USED TO CONNECT THE INLET AND OUTLET CONE SECTIONS TO THE DIESEL OXIDATION CATALYST (DOC) DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) INCLUDE A T-BOLT WHICH CAN FRACTURE AND FAIL WHEN SUBJECTED TO STRESS OR LOAD. A FRACTURE OR FAILURE OF THE T-BOLT MAY CAUSE THE CLAMP TO LOOSEN AND THE INLET OR OUTLET SECTIONS ATTACHED TO THE DOC/DPF HOUSING TO DISCONNECT.
Hazard: IF THE INLET OR OUTLET SECTIONS DISCONNECT, HOT EXHAUST GASES CAN VENT PRIOR TO EXITING THE TAILPIPE, CREATING THE RISK OF COMBUSTION AND A FIRE. IF BOTH CLAMPS FAIL, THERE IS A RISK IN SOME APPLICATIONS THAT THE DOC/DPF HOUSING MAY DETACH COMPLETELY, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD.
Remedy: HME IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO IDENTIFY OWNERS. CUMMINS IS HANDLING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. PLEASE SEE NHTSA RECALL 11E-031. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-812-377-5000.
Additional Info: CUMMINS' RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS C1154.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=12V033000
   
2011-11-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-11-10)
Recall Summary: HME CORPORATION IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2012 FIRE TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 16, 2009, THROUGH NOVEMBER 1, 2011, BUILT WITH MERITOR WABCO ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) SYSTEM MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 15, 2005 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1, 2011, WITH PART NUMBER 446 065 027 0. UNDER CERTAIN ROAD AND DRIVING CONDITIONS, VEHICLE BODY ROLL AND ROAD INCLINATION CHARACTERISTICS MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE SLIP ANGLE CALCULATION OF THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) SYSTEM. THIS MIGHT CAUSE THE ESC TO PERCEIVE AN OVER STEERING SITUATION AND THEREFORE APPLY THE OUTER WHEEL BRAKE ON THE FRONT AXLE UNTIL THE VEHICLE IS PERCEIVED TO BE STABLE.
Hazard: IF THE DRIVER IS SLOW TO REACT DURING THIS ESC INTERVENTION, THE VEHICLE MAY DEVIATE FROM THE INTENDED LINE OF TRAVEL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: HME WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 19, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HME AT 1-616-534-1463.
Additional Info: 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=11V545000
   
2009-08-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-08-28)
Recall Summary: HME IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2009 1871 FIRE TRUCKS BUILT ON CUMMINS' DIESEL ENGINE. THE VEHICLES MAY BE DESIGNED WITH A HARD WIRED, DASH-MOUNTED SWITCH THAT ENABLES THE VEHICLE OPERATOR TO INHIBIT AFTERTREATMENT DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER REGENERATION IN ENVIRONMENTS WHERE THE OPERATOR BELIEVES IT MAY BE UNSAFE FOR ELEVATED EXHAUST TEMPERATURES. DUE TO AN ISSUE WITH THE LOGIC IN THE ECM SOFTWARE IN THESE ENGINES, THE SWITCH MAY NOT FUNCTION CORRECTLY, LEADING THE OPERATOR TO BELIEVE THAT THE SWITCH IS IN "INHIBIT" MODE WHEN IT IS NOT.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION WILL PERMIT HOT EXHAUST GASES TO EXIT THE VEHICLE TAILPIPE, INCREASING THE RISK OF MELTING OR BURNING OF NEARBY SURFACES, OR A FIRE.
Remedy: HME IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO REPAIR THE ENGINES FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE 09E-046. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-DIESELS (1-800-343-7357).
Additional Info: 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=09V339000
   
2009-07-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-07-27)
Recall Summary: HME, INC. IS RECALLING 18 MODEL YEAR 2009 1871 FIRE TRUCKS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 21 AND MARCH 31, 2009. THE STEERING ANGLE SENSOR'S (SAS) DRIVE TAB THAT WAS INSTALLED IN THE STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY CAN BREAK WHILE DRIVING.
Hazard: A BROKEN SAS DRIVING TAB MAY RESULT IN UNNECESSARY BRAKE ACTIVATION OF A SELECTED WHEEL DURING THE IGNITION CYCLE IN WHICH THE FAILURE OCCURS, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: HME, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE VEHICLES WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HME AT 1-616-534-1463 OR MERITOR WABCO VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEMS AT 1-248-435-3605.
Additional Info: 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=09V291000
   
2008-07-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-07-16)
Recall Summary: HME IS RECALLING 5 MY 2008 MODEL 1871 FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ARVINMERITOR WHEEL STUDS. THESE REAR WHEEL STUDS MAY BE BRITTLE AND BREAK.
Hazard: IF ONE OF THE WHEEL STUDS BROKE AND LEFT IN THIS CONDITION, THE REMAINING WHEEL STUDS MAY ALSO FRACTURE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: HME WORKED WITH ARVINMERITOR TO HAVE THE WHEEL STUDS REPLACED. ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN INSPECTED AND CORRECTED IF NECESSARY.
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=08V323000
   
2004-05-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-05-28)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN SEAT BELT BUCKLES ON SOME MOTOR HOMES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE LOAD REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."
Hazard: THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE MAY UNLATCH IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.
Remedy: AMSAFE WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE BUCKLES. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT AMSAFE AT 1-574-266-8330 OR HME AT 1-616-534-1463.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V245000
   
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