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KME Aerialcat Recalls

There has been 1 recall on Aerialcat vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-02-01 due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 120 vehicles were involved. Since 2003, Aerialcat'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 KME Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled KME Aerialcat vehicles

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2012-02-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-02-01)
Recall Summary: KOVATCH MOBILE EQUIPMENT CORPORATION (KME) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2003 THROUGH 2011 AERIALCAT MODEL FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN AERIAL BUCKET THAT IS OPERATED WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROLS AND A TURNTABLE THAT HAS HYDRAULIC CONTROLS. ON THESE VEHICLES, UPON ACTIVATION OF THE DEAD MAN¿S SWITCH ON THE TURNTABLE, THE LADDER MAY UNEXPECTEDLY MOVE.
Hazard: IF THE LADDER UNEXPECTEDLY MOVES, THE OPERATOR CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE BUCKET LOCATION, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy: KME WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE TRUCKS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 10, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KOVATCH MOBILE EQUIPMENT CORPORATION AT 1-570-669-5154.
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=12V027000
   
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