Make : KME Model : TDA Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-04-04 - 2010-04-13
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V049000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-02-25 Date Received by ODI: 2013-02-11 Date Added to Database: 2013-02-13
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: ERV13-003
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20
      Spartan ERV is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 RMA 75, RMA 103, and TDA aerial fire apparatus manufactured from April 04, 2008, through April 13, 2010 and equipped with hydraulic extension and retraction cylinders produced by RamRod Industries. The cylinders on the affected vehicles may have welded rod eyes that were not properly heat treated during the manufacturing process.
      An improperly manufactured rod eye end attachment may fracture or separate. In the event two affected cylinders are installed on the same aerial lift device, the aerial lift may retract without warning and cause severe injury and/or property damage.
      Spartan ERV will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected cylinders, free of charge. The recall began on February 25, 2013. Owners may contact Spartan ERV at 1-800-867-6478, Option 2.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
      Spartan's recall campaign number is ERV13-003.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