FERRARA IGNITER 2009: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Make : FERRARA Model : IGNITER Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2009-04-01 - 2011-10-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V507000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-10-25 Date Received by ODI: 2011-10-12 Date Added to Database: 2011-10-20
Manufacturers Involved: Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 104
Summary:
      FERRARA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 INFERNO AND IGNITER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR WABCO ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL "ESC", MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 2009, THROUGH OCTOBER 2011. THE ESC MODULE MAY CAUSE THE ESC SYSTEM TO ACTIVATE UNNECESSARILY WHEN THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN IN A PARTICULAR MANNER ON CERTAIN UNIQUE ROAD CONDITIONS AND MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE SLIP ANGLE CALCULATION BY THE ESC MODULE.
Consequence:
      THIS MIGHT CAUSE THE ESC TO PERCEIVE AN OVER STEERING SITUATION AND THEREFORE APPLY THE FRONT AXLE OUTER WHEEL SERVICE BRAKE UNTIL THE VEHICLE IS PERCEIVED TO BE STABLE BY THE ESC. THESE CONDITIONS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      FERRARA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 25, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FERRARA AT 1-225-567-7100.
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'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .