Make : COLLINS Model : AMBULANCE Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2009-01-02 - 2011-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V554000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-01-08 Date Received by ODI: 2012-11-30 Date Added to Database: 2012-12-04
Manufacturers Involved: Medtec Ambulance Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 74B238M
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 977
      Medtec is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Ambulances "Type I, Type I-AD, Type II, Type III, and Type III-AD" manufactured from January 2, 2009, through May 1, 2011. If an attendant lands on the bench top with great force, such as when the vehicle hits a bump in the road, the bench top screws may loosen and pull out.
      If the bench top securing screws pull out then the bench top may drop into the cavity of the bench compartment, increasing the risk of personal injury.
      Medtec will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The recall began on January 8, 2013. Owners may contact Medtec toll-free at 1-866-263-3832.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
      Medtec's recall campaign number is 74B238M.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to