PIERCE FIRE TRUCK 1996: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR

Make : PIERCE Model : FIRE TRUCK Year : 1996
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 96V144000
Date Owner's Notified: 1996-08-15 Date Received by ODI: 1996-07-26 Date Added to Database: 1996-07-29
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6
Summary:
      THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE GRADE HOLDING REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS."
Consequence:
      CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: THESE TRUCKS MAY NOT HOLD ON AN UPHILL OR DOWNHILL GRADE, RESULTING IN UNATTENDED VEHICLE MOVEMENT INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL HIGH OUTPUT BRAKE CHAMBERS ON THE ALL WHEEL STEERING AXLES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
Notes:
      SYSTEM: BRAKES; 121 BRAKE SYSTEM; PARKING VALVE, FMVSS NO. 121. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIRE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH "OSHKOSH" ALL WHEEL STEER AXLES.:OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY AUGUST 16, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-414-832-3000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.