Make : KME Model : PREDATOR SS TDA Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-03-11 - 2016-11-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V930000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-02-08 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-23 Date Added to Database: 2016-12-23
Manufacturers Involved: Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 82
      Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. "KME" is recalling certain model year 2011-2017 Predator Aerial and Predator Panther Aerial, 2014 Predator TDA, 2014-2017 Predator SS TDA, and 2012-2017 Predator SS Aerial fire trucks. In the affected vehicles, water may leak into the ladder position sensor allowing the ladder to make contact with the vehicle or be placed off of the short jack side of the truck.
      If the ladder contacts the truck or is placed off of the short jack side of the truck there may be a increased risk of injury.
      KME will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ladder position sensor mount and bearing system, replacing them as needed, free of charge. The recall began on February 8, 2017. 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:
      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