FERRARA AERIAL 2015: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
|Make : FERRARA||Model : AERIAL||Year : 2015|
|Build Dates : 2015-10-01 - 2016-08-31|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V663000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2016-10-18||Date Received by ODI: 2016-09-14||Date Added to Database: 2016-09-14|
|Manufacturers Involved: Smeal Holding, LLC|
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|Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6|
Smeal Fire Apparatus Co., Inc. "Smeal" is recalling certain 2015-2016 Aerial fire apparatus vehicles manufactured October 1, 2015, to August 31, 2015, equipped with Class 1 Ultraview Touchscreens manufactured by Hale Products. These touchscreens may experience false switch activations that can happen without the operator's knowledge causing accessories to turn on or off, affecting vehicle performance.
The unintended turning on or off of accessories such as emergency beacons or automatic snow chains can increase the risk of a crash.
Smeal will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the unit's software, free of charge. The recall began on October 18, 2016. Owners may contact Smeal customer service at 1-877-415-8628, option 1 for Smeal, then option 4 for Direct Customer Service.
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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.