HME SFO Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on SFO vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-10-13 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-11-01, was due to a problem with the tie rod assembly. Since 2004, SFO's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the axle assembly, buckle assembly. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for HME SFO
|2017-10-13||(Published by NHTSA on 2017-11-01)|
|Recall Summary:||HME, Inc. (HME) is recalling certain 2015 Silverfox SFO fire emergency trucks equipped with certain Spicer D or E series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen.|
|Hazard:||If the tie rod loosens, it may disconnect from the steering knuckle, causing a complete loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||HME will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the castellated nut and tie rod, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 31, 2017. Owners may contact HME customer service at 1-616-534-1463.|
|2016-01-05||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-23)|
|Recall Summary:||HME, Inc. (HME) is recalling one 2015 SFO fire service chassis vehicle manufactured on July 31, 2015 and equipped with a drive axle manufactured by Marmon-Herrington. The affected axle may have hex nuts on the flange yoke that may not have been properly tightened.|
|Hazard:||If the hex nuts are not tightened to specification, the driveshaft may disconnect from the drive axle, resulting in a loss of propulsion and increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||HME will notify the owner, and a dealer will inspect the torque and if necessary tighten the bolts, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact HME customer service at 1-616-534-1463.|
|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).|
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