PIERCE QUANTUM 2000: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Make : PIERCE Model : QUANTUM Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-09-30 - 2013-10-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V348000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2017-05-30 Date Added to Database: 2017-05-31
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 74B283
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 225
Summary:
      Pierce Manufacturing "Pierce" is recalling certain 1999-2013 Arrow XT, Dash, Enforcer, Quantum and Velocity fire trucks equipped with the electric All-steer rear steering option. The affected vehicles have rear steer axle shafts that were not properly heat treated.
Consequence:
      Axle shafts that are not properly heat treated may break and potentially disable the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Pierce will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear steer axle shafts, free of charge. An interim notice was mailed on July 24, 2017. A second notice will be mailed when parts become available. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.