AMERICAN LAFRANCE METROPOLITAN 2002: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Make : AMERICAN LAFRANCE Model : METROPOLITAN Year : 2002
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V089000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2003-03-13 Date Added to Database: 2003-03-20
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-406
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HARRISON HYDRA-GEN GENERATOR PUMPS, THE TUBING CONNECTING THE SOFT START TO THE GENERATOR PUMP CAN BREAK AWAY FROM THE FITTING AND SPRAY HYDRAULIC FLUID ONTO THE EXHAUST.
Consequence:
      THIS CAN CAUSE A FIRE THAT COULD ENDANGER PEOPLE IN THE VICINITY, THE VEHICLE ITSELF, AND NEARBY PROPERTY.
Remedy:
      HARRISON HYDRA-GEN NOTIFIED OWNERS ON JANUARY 15, 2003. DEALERS WILL REMOVE TWO PIECES OF STEEL TUBING AND REPLACE THEM WITH A HIGH PRESSURE HOSE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITH A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HARRISON HYDRA-GEN AT 1-800-723-3334 OR AMERICAN LAFRANCE/FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-385-4357.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FREIGHTLINER RECALL NO. FL-406.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.