Pierce Contender Big Block Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Contender Big Block vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-07-02 due to a problem with the diesel. Approximately 313 vehicles were involved. Since 2010, Contender Big Block'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 Pierce 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 Pierce Contender Big Block
|2012-07-02||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-07-02)|
|Recall Summary:||PIERCE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 28, 2010, THROUGH MARCH 27, 2012, EQUIPPED WITH DETROIT DIESEL DD13 EPA 2007 AND EPA 2010 DIESEL ENGINES. THE PUMP TO RAIL HIGH PRESSURE FUEL LINE SUPPORT SYSTEM USED ON THESE ENGINES IS SENSITIVE TO ASSEMBLY TORQUE AND MAY BE DAMAGED DURING SERVICE WORK. AS A RESULT OF OTHER REPAIRS, THE LINE SUPPORTS MAY LOOSEN, POTENTIALLY LEADING TO FUEL LINE CRACKING AND A FUEL LEAK.|
|Hazard:||A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.|
|Remedy:||PIERCE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL LINE SUPPORT SYSTEM WILL BE REPLACED BY DAIMLER TRUCK NORTH AMERICA (DTNA) AUTHORIZED SERVICE FACILITIES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 18, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712 OR PIERCE MANUFACTURING, INC. AT 1-920-832-3000.|
|Additional Info:||THIS IS PIERCE'S RECALL NUMBER 74B233.CUSTOMERS MAY 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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