PIERCE FIRE TRUCK 2000: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Make : PIERCE Model : FIRE TRUCK Year : 2000
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V043000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-02-24 Date Received by ODI: 2003-02-12 Date Added to Database: 2003-02-12
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 13
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIRE CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH HARRISON HYDRA-GEN GENERATORS. THE TUBING CONNECTING THE SOFT START TO THE GENERATOR PUMP CAN BREAK AWAY FROM THE FITTING AND SPRAY HYDRAULIC FLUID ONTO THE EXHAUST.
Consequence:
      THIS CAN CAUSE A FIRE THAT COULD ENDANGER PEOPLE IN THE VICINITY, THE VEHICLE ITSELF, AND NEARBY PROPERTY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE TWO PIECES OF STEEL TUBING AND REPLACE THEM WITH HIGH PRESSURE HOSE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2003. 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:
      CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.