Make : KME Model : PREDATOR AERIAL Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2014-06-19 - 2017-10-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V393000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-07-13 Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-12 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-15
Manufacturers Involved: Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12
      Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. "KME" is recalling certain 2015-2017 KME Predator SS Aerial, and 2015-2018 KME Predator Aerial emergency vehicles equipped with an aerial platform and optional modular platform tether control. If the tether control gets unplugged while it is operating the aerial, the last command will be continued to be carried out.
      If the aerial continues moving when the tether is unplugged, it can increase the risk of an injury.
      KME will notify owners, and dealers will install updated software to stop the aerial's movement, free of charge. The recall began July 13, 2018. Owners may contact KME customer service at 1-800-235-3928.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
      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