ROAD RESCUE TYPE III 2017: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Make : ROAD RESCUE Model : TYPE III Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-11-30 - 2018-12-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V073000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-05-01 Date Received by ODI: 2019-01-31 Date Added to Database: 2019-02-08
Manufacturers Involved: Life Line Emergency Vehicles
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 200
Summary:
      Life Line Emergency Vehicles "Life Line" is recalling certain 2017-2019 Type I and Type III ambulances built on Ford F-Series, Ford E-Series, Freightliner, Chevrolet Cutaway G-Series, Dodge Chassis Cab, Navistar and Kenworth chassis, equipped with Whelen accessory brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, the brake lights may falsely illuminate even without the brake pedal being pressed.
Consequence:
      If the brake lights falsely illuminate, other drivers could become confused, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Life Line will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lights, free of charge. The recall began May 1, 2019. Owners may contact Life Line customer service at 1-563-578-3317, extension 132.
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.