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.
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Detailed Recall Information for HME 1871
|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.|
Additional HME ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.