FERRARA ULTRA 2017: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Make : FERRARA Model : ULTRA Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-11-01 - 2018-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V613000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-11-01 Date Received by ODI: 2018-09-11 Date Added to Database: 2018-09-17
Manufacturers Involved: Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 108
Summary:
      Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc. "Ferrara" is recalling certain 2017-2019 Ferrara Inferno, Igniter, Cinder, Ultra, and Intruder emergency vehicles equipped with Whelen accessory brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal has not been pressed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence:
      If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it can confuse other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Ferrara will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake lights, free of charge. The recall began November 1, 2018. Owners may contact Ferrara customer service at 1-800-443-9006.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
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.