ROAD RESCUE TYPE III 2017: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Make : ROAD RESCUE Model : TYPE III Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-11-01 - 2018-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V602000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-19 Date Received by ODI: 2018-09-08 Date Added to Database: 2018-09-13
Manufacturers Involved: REV Ambulance Group Orlando, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 459
Summary:
      REV Ambulance Group Orland, Inc. "REV" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Road Rescue, Marque, Wheeled Coach, Frontline, and McCoy Miller Type I and Type III ambulances, equipped with Whelen accessory brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal has not been pressed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence:
      If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it can confuse other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      REV will notify owners, and Whelen will replace the brake lights, free of charge. The recall began October 19, 2018. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-855-661-9232.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
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.