Make : KME Model : PREDATOR Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-01-24 - 2017-01-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V433000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-07-26 Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-26 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-28
Manufacturers Involved: Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 13
      Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. "KME" is recalling certain 2017 KME Predator TDA, 2016-2018 KME Predator SS TDA, and 2018 KME Predator SS Aerial emergency vehicles equipped with an aerial ladder and optional tip mounted lifting device. The lifting devices do not meet the specified load rating or safety factor.
      Using the device to lift the rated load may cause the device to deform, increasing the risk of injury.
      KME has notified owners, and dealers will replace the tip lifting device, free of charge. The recall began July 26, 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