PIERCE QUANTUM 2009: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SLACK ADJUSTERS:AUTOMATIC

Make : PIERCE Model : QUANTUM Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2009-08-11 - 2010-05-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V269000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-06-30 Date Received by ODI: 2010-06-16 Date Added to Database: 2010-06-16
Manufacturers Involved: Pierce Manufacturing
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 39-0139830
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SLACK ADJUSTERS:AUTOMATIC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14
Summary:
      PIERCE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2010 ARROW XT, QUANTUM, AND VELOCITY EMERGENCY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 11, 2009, THROUGH MAY 20, 2010. THE REAR BRAKE SLACK ADJUSTERS MAY INTERFERE WITH THE AUTOMATIC TIRE CHAIN BRACKETS. THE INTERFERENCE OCCURS AT NEAR FULL STROKE OF THE SLACK ADJUSTERS. DUE TO THE VARYING AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTER MOVEMENT, THE SLACK ADJUSTER MAY CONTACT THE TIRE CHAIN BRACKET.
Consequence:
      IF THIS INTERFERENCE OCCURS, THE BRAKE CAPABILITY MAY BE COMPROMISED AND A CRASH MAY OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW AUTOMATIC TIRE CHAIN BRACKET FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2010. OWNER MAY CONTACT PIERCE AT 1-920-832-3000.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      PIERCE'S SAFETY RECALL NO. 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 .