FERRARA AERIAL 2004: EQUIPMENT

Make : FERRARA Model : AERIAL Year : 2004
Build Dates : 1997-01-01 - 2016-11-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V887000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-01-11 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-09 Date Added to Database: 2016-12-09
Manufacturers Involved: Smeal Holding LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 216
Summary:
      Smeal Fire Apparatus Co., Inc. "Smeal" is recalling certain model year 1997-2016 Rear Mount Aerial Platform Apparatus emergency vehicles manufactured January 1, 1997, to November 30, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with a movable ladder access guardrail that may bend or break under heavy loads.
Consequence:
      A guardrail that bends or breaks under load can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Smeal will notify owners, and dealers will add a support to the opposite side of the guardrail, free of charge. The recall began on January 11, 2017. Owners may contact Smeal customer service at 1-877-415-8628.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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 www.safercar.gov.