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KME Severe Service Recalls

There has been 1 recall on Severe Service vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-11-02 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-11-18, was due to a problem with the axle assembly. Since 2006, Severe Service's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the diesel. 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 Severe Service vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for KME Severe Service

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2015-11-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-11-18)
Recall Summary: Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (KME) is recalling certain model year 2016 Predator and Severe Service vehicles manufactured May 8, 2015, to October 1, 2015, and equipped with certain drive axles manufactured by Marmon-Herrington. The affected axles are equipped with 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: KME will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hex nuts, tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2015. Owners may contact KME customer service at 1-800-235-3926.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V723000
   
2008-06-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-06-12)
Recall Summary: KME IS RECALLING 122 MY 2006-2007 PREDATOR AND SEVERE SERVICE PUMPER, AERIAL AND TDA FIRE TRUCKS. A CHECK VALVE WAS OMITTED FROM THE SECONDARY SUPPLY PORT OF THE BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVE.
Hazard: AS A RESULT, AN AIR LEAK IN THE SECONDARY OR PRIMARY SYSTEM MAY RESULT IN THE PARK BRAKES INADVERTENTLY APPLYING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL ADD A CHECK VALVE TO THE SECONDARY SUPPLY PORT OF THE SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVE AND WILL ALSO REPAIR THE SR-7 VALVE BY APPLYING A CHECK VALVE REPAIR KIT AS REQUIRED FOR THE BENDIX SAFETY RECALL (PLEASE SEE 07E037). THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 3, 2007. KME HAS COMPLETED 68 OF THE 123 TRUCKS AND WILL COMPLETE THE REPAIR WORK BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KME AT 1-570-669-5154.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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=08V263000
   
2006-10-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-10-26)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS BUILT WITH CUMMINS ISL CM850 DIESEL ENGINES. THE CONNECTING RODS WHICH TRANSFER ENERGY FROM THE PISTON TO THE CRANKSHAFT ARE DEFECTIVE AND CAN RESULT IN SEIZURE OF THE PISTON PIN. A PISTON PIN SEIZURE CAN RESULT IN A MISSION-DISABLING ENGINE FAILURE.
Hazard: THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE CONSEQUENCE AS IT RELATES TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY.
Remedy: CUMMINS WILL REPLACE THE CONNECTING RODS FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 06E037). CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-DIESELS OR KME AT 1-800-235-3928.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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=06V407000
   
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