COLLINS AMBULANCE 1986: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : COLLINS Model : AMBULANCE Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1978-01-01 - 1986-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V076000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-06-06 Date Received by ODI: 1986-06-10 Date Added to Database: 1986-06-25
Manufacturers Involved: REV Ambulance Group Orlando, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 40
Summary:
      A WIRE FROM THE STOP LAMP SWITCH TO THE SPEED CONTROL AMPLIFIER IS MISSING. THIS WIRE SENDS A SIGNAL TO THE CRUISE CONTROL TO DISENGAGE WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: WHEN THE CRUISE CONTROL IS ON AND THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED, THE CRUISE CONTROL WILL NOT DISENGAGE. THIS CAUSES THE AMBULANCE SPEED TO REMAIN CONSTANT, CAUSING POOR BRAKE PERFORMANCE AND LOSS OF SPEED CONTROL WHICH CAN RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      INSTALL REDESIGNED WIRING HARNESS WHICH INCLUDES MISSING CONNECTION.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: CRUISE CONTROL. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1600 AND 1800 SERIES BUSES AND TYPE I AND TYPE III AMBULANCES BUILT ON FORD E-350 CUTAWAY AND F-350 CAB CHASSIS WITH FORD'S CRUISE CONTROL OPTION.