AMERICAN LAFRANCE FIRE TRUCK 2005: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Make : AMERICAN LAFRANCE Model : FIRE TRUCK Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2005-11-01 - 2006-04-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V204000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2006-06-09 Date Added to Database: 2006-06-09
Manufacturers Involved: AMERICAN LAFRANCE LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: ALF-0206
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 22
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ISL CM850 DIESEL ENGINES, THE CONNECTING RODS WHICH TRANSFER ENERGY FROM THE PISTON TO THE CRANKSHAFT ARE DEFECTIVE AND CAN RESULT IN SEIZURE OF THE PISTON PIN. A PISTON PIN SEIZURE CAN RESULT IN A MISSION-DISABLING ENGINE FAILURE.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION COULD ULTIMATELY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE POWER "ENGINE STALL" INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      AMERICAN LAFRANCE DELIVERED ONE VEHICLE TO A CUSTOMER WHICH HAS ALREADY BEEN REPAIRED. ALL OTHER VEHICLES ARE STILL AT THE AMERICAN LAFRANCE MANUFACTURING FACILITY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      AMERICAN LAFRANCE RECALL NO. ALF-0206.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.