Heil Durapack Python Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Durapack Python vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-12-01 due to a problem with the hinge and attachments. Approximately 2201 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, Durapack Python'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 Heil 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 Heil Durapack Python
|2010-12-01||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-01)|
|Recall Summary:||HEIL IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2004 THROUGH 2010 DURAPACK AND MULTIPACK REFUSE COLLECTION VEHICLE AUTOMATED SIDE LOADERS WITH PYTHON LIFTS UTILIZING PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROL (PLC) TO ACTIVATE GRABBER CLOSE AND LIFT FUNCTIONS. CARBON CAN BUILD UP ON INTERNAL RELAYS WITHIN THE PLC AND THIS CAN CAUSE A BRIDGING OR INADVERTENT CIRCUIT COMPLETION DUE TO VIBRATION.|
|Hazard:||SHOULD THIS HAPPEN, THE ARM CAN LIFT OR GRAB WITHOUT OPERATOR INPUTS, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH OR INJURIES TO PERSONS OUTSIDE THE VEHICLE.|
|Remedy:||HEIL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RETROFIT KIT TO REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 4, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HEIL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TOLL FREE AT 1-866-275-4345.|
|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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.