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Pierce Fire Truck Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on Fire Truck vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2003-02-12 due to a problem with the alternator/generator/regulator. Since 1990, Fire Truck's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the unit, multiple axle. 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 Fire Truck vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Pierce Fire Truck

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2003-02-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-02-12)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN FIRE CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH HARRISON HYDRA-GEN GENERATORS. THE TUBING CONNECTING THE SOFT START TO THE GENERATOR PUMP CAN BREAK AWAY FROM THE FITTING AND SPRAY HYDRAULIC FLUID ONTO THE EXHAUST.
Hazard: THIS CAN CAUSE A FIRE THAT COULD ENDANGER PEOPLE IN THE VICINITY, THE VEHICLE ITSELF, AND NEARBY PROPERTY.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REMOVE TWO PIECES OF STEEL TUBING AND REPLACE THEM WITH HIGH PRESSURE HOSE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-888-974-3723.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V043000
   
2002-02-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-02-13)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH EMERGENCY (FIRE-RAY) STROBE WARNING LIGHTS, THE STROBE LIGHT HOUSING WAS MADE FROM AN ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE MATERIAL AND A PERSON COULD RECEIVE A SEVERE ELECTRICAL SHOCK IF THEY CAME IN CONTACT WITH A VEHICLE OPERATING THE FIRE-RAY STROBE LIGHTS.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD BE LIFE-THREATENING SHOULD A SMALL CHILD OR A PERSON WITH A HEART CONDITION EXPERIENCE A SEVERE ELECTRICAL SHOCK. ALSO, A POSSIBLE FIRE HAZARD EXISTS.
Remedy: FEDERAL SIGNAL WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS TO RETURN THE DEFECTIVE LIGHTS FOR A REPLACEMENT FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION WAS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FEDERAL SIGNAL'S SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 800-433-9132 OR PIERCE AT 920-832-3000.
Additional Info: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V048001
   
2001-05-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-05-18)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE APPARATUS ON CERTAIN COMMERCIAL CHASSIS WITH OPTIONS FOR FUEL TANK STEP COVERS. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITHOUT DRAIN HOLES IN THE ALUMINUM STEP LOCATED BELOW THE FUEL FILL OPENING.
Hazard: SPILLED FUEL ON THE FUEL TANK STEPS CAN CREATE A SLIP HAZARD.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL DRILL HOLES IN THE STEP. THE HOLES WILL HELP DRAIN ANY FUEL THAT IS ACCIDENTALLY SPILLED ON THE STEP. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 31, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-888-974-3723.
Additional Info: PIERCE RECALL NUMBER 74B23.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=01V151000
   
2001-04-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-04-26)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: REAR WHEEL DRIVE FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MIDLAND TWO-WAY CHECK VALVES. THESE VALVES CAN DETERIORATE IN HIGH CYCLE USE, AND DO NOT MEET THE SAE J1410 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PNEUMATIC VALVES DESIGNED TO OPERATE IN COMMERCIAL AIR BRAKE VEHICLES.
Hazard: THE LOSS OF AIR CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF FRONT BRAKES INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DOUBLE CHECK VALVES ON THESE VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 14, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-888-974-3723.
Additional Info: PIERCE RECALL NUMBER 74B18.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=01V137000
   
2001-04-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-04-09)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH OSHKOSH ALL-STEER ALL-WHEEL STEERING SYSTEM. THE REAR WHEELS OF A FIRE ENGINE CAN TURN UNINTENTIONALLY IF THE ALL-WHEEL STEERING SYSTEM KEY IS ON AND MOISTURE PENETRATES TO THE WIRE THAT CONNECTS THE STEERING SENSOR TO THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU). IT WAS DISCOVERED THAT THE INSULATION COVERING THE WIRES BETWEEN THE SENSOR AND THE ECU HAD BEEN NICKED DURING TIME OF ASSEMBLY. OVER TIME, THE NICK IN THE INSULATION ALLOWED MOISTURE TO PENETRATE TO THE ACTUAL WIRE.
Hazard: UNDER THESE CONDITIONS, THE DRIVER CAN EXPERIENCE UNINTENDED TURNING OF A SINGLE OR A TANDUM REAR AXLE, POSSIBLY LEADING TO A VEHICLE CRASH OR INJURY OR DEATH TO A PEDESTRIAN OR FIRE FIGHTER.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR NICKED WIRES AND REPLACE THE WIRE HARNESS. THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN IS 100% COMPLETE.
Additional Info:
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=01V113000
   
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