FERRARA IGNITER 2009: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE

Make : FERRARA Model : IGNITER Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-06-01 - 2009-04-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V210000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-06-26 Date Received by ODI: 2009-06-10 Date Added to Database: 2009-06-09
Manufacturers Involved: Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 89
Summary:
      FERRARA IS RECALLING 89 MODEL YEAR 2008-2009 INFERNO AND IGNITER FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN HALDEX QUICK RELEASE VALVES "QRV". THE RUBBER DIAPHRAGM INSIDE THE QRV MAY EXPERIENCE DELAMINATION RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF AIR PRESSURE LEAKAGE PAST AND/OR THROUGH THE DIAPHRAGM, OR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BUBBLE IN THE DIAPHRAGM WHICH MAY TRAP AIR PRESSURE IN THE VALVE AND NOT ALLOW THE SERVICE BRAKES TO RELEASE.
Consequence:
      MALFUNCTION OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      FERRARA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE AFFECTED VEHICLE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 26, 2009. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FERRARA AT 1-225-567-7100.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .