KME FDNY PUMPER 2016: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Make : KME Model : FDNY PUMPER Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2014-05-21 - 2015-07-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V626000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-08-07 Date Received by ODI: 2016-08-29 Date Added to Database: 2016-08-29
Manufacturers Involved: Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 56
Summary:
      Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. "KME" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Predator SS Pumper vehicles manufactured January 17, 2015, to July 21, 2015, and 2014-2016 FDNY Pumper vehicles manufactured May 21, 2014, to July 27, 2015. The affected vehicles may have replacement drive shafts that may twist and fail during use.
Consequence:
      Failure of the driveshaft may leave the fire truck immobilized in traffic, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the truck may not be able to respond to an emergency, increasing the chances of injury for those at risk.
Remedy:
      KME has notified owners, and dealers replaced the drive shafts, free of charge. All affected vehicles have been remedied, free of charge. Owners may contact KME customer service at 1-800-235-3926.
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.