HME Type-6 Wildland Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Type-6 Wildland vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-12-27 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-01-20, was due to a problem with the labels. Since 2015, Type-6 Wildland's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . 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 Type-6 Wildland
|2016-12-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2017-01-20)|
|Recall Summary:||HME, Inc. (HME) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Type-6 Wildland trucks manufactured January 2, 2015, to December 1, 2016. The Certification label on the affected vehicles may incorrectly list the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) as 15,876 kilograms instead of the correct GVWR of 8,845 kg. (The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of 19,500 lbs is listed correctly on the label.) As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."|
|Hazard:||If there is an incorrect weight rating on the label, the operator may overload the vehicle, possibly resulting in a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||HME will mail a corrected certification label to owners free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during January 2017. Owners may contact HME customer service at 1-616-534-1463.|
|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.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.