MITSUBISHI FK61F 2015: EQUIPMENT

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : FK61F Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2003-04-03 - 2017-03-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V047000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-01-11 Date Received by ODI: 2018-01-11 Date Added to Database: 2018-01-17
Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: MFV00001
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1153
Summary:
      Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. "MFTA" is recalling certain 2004-2017 FE84D, FE85D, FEC52, FEC72, FEC92, FGB72, FK61F and FM657 trucks. These trucks are equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers that may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Consequence:
      In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      MFTA will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall began on January 11, 2018. Owners may contact MFTA customer service at 1-877-711-0707, or Kidde customer service toll-free at 1-855-262-3540, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. MFTA's number for this recall is MFV00001.
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.