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Pierce Velocity Recalls

There have been 25 recalls on Velocity vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-09-15 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-09-30, was due to a problem with the steering. Since 1998, Velocity's have experienced approximately 39 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment, axle shaft, suspension, manual transmission and driveshaft. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled Pierce Velocity vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Pierce Velocity

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2017-09-15 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-09-30)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Arrow XT, Enforcer, Impel, Quantum, Saber, and Velocity vehicles, equipped with certain Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen.
Hazard: If the tie rod loosens, it may disconnect from the steering knuckle, causing a complete loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Pierce will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the torque of the castellated nut and tie rod, tightening it as necessary. If the tie rod stud and knuckle on units cannot be sufficiently torqued, the dealer will replace the knuckle and tie rod end assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2017. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-414-832-3000.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=17V570000
   
2017-05-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-06-10)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain 2012-2017 Arrow XT, Dash, Enforcer, Quantum, and Velocity fire trucks equipped with the T3 rear steer option. The affected vehicles have a rear sway bar that may detach from the vehicle.
Hazard: If the sway bar detaches, the vehicle may sway more during steering maneuvers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Pierce will notify owners, and dealers will replace and properly torque the sway bar fasteners, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 9, 2017. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=17V349000
   
2016-08-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-09-01)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Arrow, Dash, Enforcer, Impel, Quantum, Saber, and Velocity fire trucks manufactured June 29, 2015, to June 30, 2016. The affected vehicles may be equipped with certain C20 and C21 split-shaft transmissions from Waterous. This transmission sends power to the wheels of an emergency response vehicle or power to an add-on unit such as a water pump used for fighting fires. A component within the shift unit may be damaged and as a result, the operator may not be able to switch the power output.
Hazard: If the power output cannot be changed, once the fire truck arrives at the scene, it may not be able to pump water to aid in extinguishing the fire, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy: Piece will notify owners, and dealers will remove the shift unit assembly and replace the clevis pin and retaining rings, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2016. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723. Pierce's number for this recall is 74B277.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V585000
   
2016-07-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-08-19)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Enforcer, Impel, and Velocity vehicles manufactured April 12, 2016, to May 31, 2016, equipped with aerial devices. The affected vehicles may have a plastic plug installed in an unused port in the hydraulic pump for the aerial device. This plastic plug may separate from the pump resulting in a hydraulic fluid leak, potentially disabling the aerial device.
Hazard: The inoperable aerial device can increase the risk of injury if the operator needs to move away from a hazardous situation or it may impede the safety mission.
Remedy: Pierce has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace the plastic plug with a metal plug, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on July 26, 2016. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888Ā-974-3723. Pierce's number for this recall is 74B276.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V551000
   
2016-06-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-06-11)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Arrow XT, Enforcer, Impel, Quantum, Saber, and Velocity emergency vehicles manufactured August 4, 2015, to August 24, 2016, equipped with pumps to provide pressurized water to aid in fighting fires. These pumps have 6" intake strainers that may have been improperly soldered during production and, as a result, the strainers may come apart during use, allowing parts of the strainer and debris to enter the pump, possibly damaging the pump.
Hazard: If the strainer and/or debris enters the pump, and the operator is forced to shut down the pump, reducing firefighting effectiveness, there could be an increased risk of injury.
Remedy: Pierce will notify owners to check the strainer for missing solder at the joints. Any strainers missing solder will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2016. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723 or Hale Products Customer Service Center at 1-800-533-3569. Pierce's number for this recall is 74B272.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V390000
   
2016-04-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-04-16)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain model year 2010-2016 Arrow-XT, Quantum, and Velocity vehicles manufactured from October 30, 2010, through January 24, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with Pelican 9410L flashlights, part number 9410-021-245 or 9410-021-110, with lithium ion battery packs which may overheat.
Hazard: If the flashlight battery pack overheats, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy: Pierce will notify owners and instruct them to inspect the flashlight and battery pack, and if necessary, to request a replacement battery pack from Pelican Products, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, April 15, 2016. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-414-832-3000. Pierce's recall number for this campaign is 74B271.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V186000
   
2015-11-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-12-11)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Arrow XT, Quantum, Velocity, Impel, and Saber fire-fighting vehicles manufactured June 19, 2013, to July 31, 2014. The affected vehicles have fire hose water pressure regulators that may not respond consistently to operator input and, as a result, there may be an unexpected water pressure surge to the fire hose.
Hazard: An unexpected surge in water pressure to the fire hose can increase the risk of injury to the hose operator or those nearby.
Remedy: Pierce will notify owners, and dealers will update the water pressure governor firmware, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2015. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723. Pierce's number for this recall is 74B252.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V760000
   
2015-10-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-11-07)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Arrow XT, Velocity, Enforcer, and Saber vehicles manufactured November 20, 2014, to September 29, 2015. The affected vehicles are equipped with front drive axles whose hex nuts on the flange yoke may not have been properly tightened.
Hazard: If the hex nuts are not tightened to specification, the driveshaft may disconnect from the drive axle, resulting in a loss of propulsion and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Pierce will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hex nuts, tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 9, 2015. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723. Pierce's number for this recall is 74B266.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V706000
   
2015-08-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-09-09)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Pierce Arrow XT, Dash CF, Enforcer, Quantum, and Velocity emergency vehicles manufactured from November 3, 2014, through July 31, 2015. The affected vehicles have a driveshaft that may bend or twist possibly causing it disconnect.
Hazard: If the driveshaft disconnects from the vehicle, the vehicle would have a loss of drive, disabling it on the roadway and preventing the vehicle from responding to an emergency. Additionally, portions of the driveshaft could become a road hazard. These scenarios may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Pierce has notified owners, and dealers will install a stronger driveshaft, free of charge. A second notice will be mailed to owners during September 2015 when parts are expected to be available. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723. Pierce's number for this recall is 74B265.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V516000
   
2015-08-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-09-04)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Velocity and Quantum vehicles manufactured from February 10, 2014, through January 8, 2015, and equipped with LED headlamp assemblies. The headlamps on the affected vehicles may flicker when the vehicle is operated in extreme cold temperatures causing the headlights to provide interrupted illumination. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Hazard: If the headlights flicker and do not provide steady illumination, other drivers may be confused and the driver may have reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy: Pierce will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlamps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2015. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723. Pierce's number for this recall is 74B264.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V511000
   
2015-03-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-04-09)
Recall Summary: Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain model year 2015 Saber, Enforcer, Impel, and Velocity vehicles manufactured December 4, 2014, to March 23, 2015. The rear axle cast iron leaf spring spacer block may crack and fracture.
Hazard: If the leaf spring spacer block fractures, the pieces may become a road hazard. If the entire spacer block separates from the vehicle, the alignment of the rear axle may suddenly shift. Either condition could increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Pierce will notify owners, and dealers will replace the cast iron spring spacer block with a machined steel spring spacer block, free of charge. The recall began on March 23, 2015. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V174000
   
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