PIERCE FIRE TRUCK 1996: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : PIERCE Model : FIRE TRUCK Year : 1996
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 97V010000
Date Owner's Notified: 1997-04-01 Date Received by ODI: 1997-01-31 Date Added to Database: 1997-02-03
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16
Summary:
      THESE FIRE TRUCKS DO NOT AT LEAST TWO SOURCES OF RETURN ENERGY AS REQUIRED BY FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS."
Consequence:
      A THROTTLE RETURN PROBLEM CAN DEVELOP DUE TO THE THROTTLE ONLY HAVING ONE RETURN SOURCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL RETROFIT THE THROTTLE ASSEMBY WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED THROTTLE ASSEMBLY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 124
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY APRIL 1, 1997. NOTE:OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND RETROFIT PARTS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-888-974-3723.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.