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Pierce Arrow Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on Arrow vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-07-28 due to a problem with the fuel system, other. Approximately 6803 vehicles were involved. Since 1982, Arrow's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the column. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Pierce Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Pierce Arrow vehicles

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2011-07-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-07-28)
Recall Summary: PIERCE HAS DECIDED THAT CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1995-2008 ARROW XT, DASH, CUSTOM CONTENDER, LANCE, ENFORCER, PIERCE ARROW, QUANTUM, SABER AND COMMERCIAL FIRE TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2, 1995, THROUGH JANUARY 21, 2008, CONTAIN A SAFETY DEFECT. THESE VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH FUEL TANK STRAPS THAT MAY CORRODE DUE TO WINTER ROAD SALT OR LIQUID DE-ICING CHEMICALS. IF THE FUEL TANK STRAPS CORRODE SUFFICIENTLY, THE FUEL TANK SUPPORTING STRAPS MAY FRACTURE AND THE FUEL TANK MAY FALL FROM THE VEHICLE.
Hazard: THE VEHICLES MAY LOSE POWER AND STALL. IN ADDITION, THE FUEL TANK MAY RUPTURE AND SPILL DIESEL FUEL ON THE ROADWAY. EITHER OF THESE OUTCOMES MAY CAUSE A FIRE TRUCK OR SURROUNDING VEHICLES TO SLIP OR SLIDE ON THE ROADWAY SURFACE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: FOR FIRE TRUCKS THAT ARE LESS THAN 10 YEARS OLD, DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL TANK STRAPS AND REPLACE THEM IF NECESSARY WITH STAINLESS STEEL STRAPS FREE OF CHARGE. FOR VEHICLES THAT ARE OLDER THAN 10 YEARS, PIERCE IS NOT OFFERING A FREE REMEDY, BUT WILL OFFER FOR PURCHASE REPLACEMENT FUEL TANKS STRAPS AND PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 27, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-920-832-3000.
Additional Info: PIERCE SAFETY RECALL NO. 74B218.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=11V384000
   
2008-06-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-06-20)
Recall Summary: PIERCE IS RECALLING 2,372 MY 1982-1991 ARROW, MY 1983-1989 DASH, AND MY 1987-1989 DASH D8000 EMERGENCY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH TRW STEERING COLUMNS. THE LOWER END OF THE TRW STEERING COLUMN IS ATTACHED TO A 90 DEGREE GEAR BOX AS IT PASSES THROUGH THE FLOOR OF THE CAB. IF THE SHAFT IS NOT WELL ALIGNED WITH THE GEAR BOX INPUT, A SIDE LOAD IS INDUCED IN THE LOWER SHAFT BEARING. THIS SIDE LOAD CAN CAUSE BEARING FAILURE. IF THE LOWER STEERING COLUMN BEARING FAILS, THE BEARING RACE OR COMPRESSION SPRING CUTS INTO THE HOLLOW STEERING SHAFT TUBE.
Hazard: THIS FAILURE MOST LIKELY WILL OCCUR ON HIGH MILEAGE VEHICLES DURING LOW SPEED, HIGH STEERING EFFORT EVENTS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ORIGINAL TRW STEERING COLUMN WITH A NEW TRW STEERING COLUMN RETROFIT KIT. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 15, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-920-832-3000.
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=08V274000
   
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