AMERICAN LAFRANCE FIRE TRUCK 2005: STRUCTURE

Make : AMERICAN LAFRANCE Model : FIRE TRUCK Year : 2005
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V264000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2007-06-13 Date Added to Database: 2007-06-25
Manufacturers Involved: AMERICAN LAFRANCE LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: ALF-0107
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2660
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIRE TRUCKS, THE VEHICLE CAB HYDRAULIC LIFT SYSTEM USED TO RAISE AND LOWER THE CAB FOR MAINTENANCE CAN FAIL.
Consequence:
      IF THE CAB IS LEFT IN A RAISED POSITION, IT MAY NOT MAINTAIN ITS TILTED UPRIGHT POSITION. ALSO IF THE EQUIPMENT SHIFTS INSIDE THE CAB WHILE THE CAB IS IN THE RAISED POSITION, IT COULD CAUSE AN IMPACT LOAD ON THE TILT CYLINDERS CAUSING THE CAB TO COME CRASHING DOWN, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy:
      AMERICAN LAFRANCE HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A REMEDY OR OWNER NOTIFICATION FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CALL AMERICAN LAFRANCE AT 1-843-486-7400.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      AMERICAN LAFRANCE RECALL NO. ALF-0107.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.