PIERCE ENFORCER 2005: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Make : PIERCE Model : ENFORCER Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2005-10-17 - 2006-04-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V179000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2006-05-23 Date Added to Database: 2006-05-23
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 66
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ISL CM850 DIESEL ENGINES, THE CONNECTING RODS WHICH TRANSFER ENERGY FROM THE PISTON TO THE CRANKSHAFT ARE DEFECTIVE AND CAN RESULT IN SEIZURE OF THE PISTON PIN. A PISTON PIN SEIZURE CAN RESULT IN A MISSION-DISABLING ENGINE FAILURE.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION COULD ULTIMATELY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE POWER "ENGINE STALL" INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      PIERCE IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO REPLACE THE CONNECTING RODS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-888-974-3723 OR CUMMINS AT 1-800-DIESELS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.