PIERCE FIRE TRUCK 1996: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Make : PIERCE Model : FIRE TRUCK Year : 1996
Build Dates : 1996-01-01 - 2000-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V151000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-05-31 Date Received by ODI: 2001-05-09 Date Added to Database: 2001-05-18
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 74B23
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 800
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE APPARATUS ON CERTAIN COMMERCIAL CHASSIS WITH OPTIONS FOR FUEL TANK STEP COVERS. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITHOUT DRAIN HOLES IN THE ALUMINUM STEP LOCATED BELOW THE FUEL FILL OPENING.
Consequence:
      SPILLED FUEL ON THE FUEL TANK STEPS CAN CREATE A SLIP HAZARD.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL DRILL HOLES IN THE STEP. THE HOLES WILL HELP DRAIN ANY FUEL THAT IS ACCIDENTALLY SPILLED ON THE STEP. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 31, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-888-974-3723.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      PIERCE RECALL NUMBER 74B23.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.