Medtec Ambulance Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Ambulance vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-12-04 due to a problem with the seats. Approximately 977 vehicles were involved. Since 1995, Ambulance's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the anchorage, wiring, seat belts. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Medtec 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 Medtec Ambulance
|2009-04-01||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-04-01)|
|Recall Summary:||MEDTEC IS RECALLING 72 MY 2007-2009 ADDITIONAL DUTY AMBULANCES. THE SEAT BELT ANCHORS FOR THE SQUAD BENCH ARE FASTENED TO THE SIDEWALL OF THE AMBULANCE BODY, USING 1/4-20 SELF-THREADING MACHINE SCREWS. IN SOME CASES, INCORRECT MOUNTING SCREWS WERE INSTALLED. THE SEAT BELT ANCHORS COULD PULL FREE OF THE WALL MOUNTING.|
|Hazard:||IF THIS WERE TO HAPPEN, SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH COULD OCCUR.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BELT ANCHORS AND MAKE SURE THE ANCHOR FASTENERS ARE TIGHT AND THE FASTENERS ARE NOT MISSING OR PARTIALLY PULLED OUT. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MEDEC AT 1-866-263-3832.|
|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 .|
Additional Medtec ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.