PIERCE QUANTUM 2009: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Make : PIERCE Model : QUANTUM Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2006-12-20 - 2010-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V195000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-05-28 Date Received by ODI: 2010-05-07 Date Added to Database: 2010-05-10
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 39-0139830
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 827
Summary:
      PIERCE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2010 ARROW XT, DASH, LANCE, QUANTUM, AND VELOCITY EMERGENCY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 20, 2006, THROUGH FEBRUARY 1, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH DETROIT DIESEL SERIES 60 ENGINES. THE ENGINE MAY SHUT DOWN UNEXPECTEDLY WHEN A DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER OVER TEMPERATURE CONDITION IS DETECTED.
Consequence:
      UNEXPECTED EMERGENCY VEHICLE ENGINE SHUTDOWN UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS COULD HAMPER RESCUE OPERATIONS AND PLACE THE PUBLIC AT RISK.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY DETROIT DIESEL AND DETROIT DIESEL WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE BY REPROGRAMMING THE ENGINE CONTROL LOGIC TO ILLUMINATE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT WITHOUT REQUESTING ENGINE SHUTDOWN. PLEASE SEE DAIMLER TRUCKS' DEFECT REPORT 10E-005. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 28, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712 OR PIERCE AT 1-920-832-3000.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      PIERCE'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 39-0139830.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .