PIERCE ENFORCER 2005: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Make : PIERCE Model : ENFORCER Year : 2005
Build Dates : 1998-05-30 - 2008-05-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V255000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-05-09 Date Received by ODI: 2011-04-26 Date Added to Database: 2011-04-28
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 74B215
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5022
Summary:
      PIERCE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2008 ARROW XT, DASH, LANCE, AND ENFORCER FIRE APPARATUS MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 22, 1999, THROUGH MAY 12, 2008, AND EQUIPPED WITH AN ELECTRONIC ACCELERATOR PEDAL. AFTER REPEATED USE WITH EXCESSIVE FORCE, THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ARM MAY BEND AND CAUSE THE PEDAL TO MOVE CLOSER TO THE FLOOR. IF THE PEDAL ARM BENDS FAR ENOUGH, THE PEDAL MAY CONTACT THE CAB FLOOR WITHOUT WARNING AND STICK IN THE FULL THROTTLE POSITION.
Consequence:
      IF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL BECOMES STUCK, THE OPERATOR MAY LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE EXISTING ACCELERATOR ARM AND INSTALL A REDESIGNED PEDAL ARM FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MAY 9, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-920-832-3000.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      PIERCE SAFETY RECALL NO. 74B215.OWNERS 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 .