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.
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Detailed Recall Information for Pierce Fire Truck
|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).|
|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.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.