Road Rescue Ambulance Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Ambulance vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2005-04-15 due to a problem with the electrical system. Approximately 216 vehicles were involved. Since 1978, Ambulance's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the exterior lighting. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Road Rescue 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 Road Rescue Ambulance
|2005-04-15||(Published by NHTSA on 2005-04-15)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN AMBULANCES EQUIPPED WITH THE "SMART DISPLAY" ELECTRICAL SYSTEM CONTAINING FIELD-EFFECT TRANSISTOR (FET) OUTPUT BOARDS, THE POWER DISTRIBUTION PANEL FOR THE SMART DISPLAY ARE EQUIPPED WITH TYPE 1 CIRCUIT PROTECTION. THIS ALLOWS THE BOARD TO SHUT DOWN IF AN OVER-HEATING CONDITION OR AN OVER CURRENT CONDITION IS DETECTED. AS THE BOARD COOLS DOWN, IT COMES BACK ON, ALLOWING THE BOARD TO CONTINUALLY CYCLE LEADING TO POSSIBLE FAILURE.|
|Hazard:||THE BOARDS CAN POSSIBLY OVERHEAT OR MELT DOWN, WHICH COULD CAUSE A FIRE.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW TRANSISTOR FET BOARD THAT CONTAINS TYPE 2 CIRCUIT PROTECTION FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ROAD RESCUE AT 1-800-328-3804.|
|Additional Info:||ROAD RESCUE RECALL NO. RR-0001. 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.|
|2005-04-11||(Published by NHTSA on 2005-04-11)|
|Recall Summary:||CERTAIN AMBULANCES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." NO SIDE OR REAR RED REFLEX REFLECTORS WERE INSTALLED AS REQUIRED BY THE STANDARD.|
|Hazard:||DURING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS AT NIGHT WITHOUT ANY REFLECTORS, THE REAR OF THE AMBULANCE MAY NOT BE AS VISIBLE TO OTHER VEHICLES INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE RED REFLEX REFLECTORS TO MEET GUIDELINES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 13, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ROAD RESCUE AT 843-676-2900.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.