SEAGRAVE CAPITAL 2018: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Make : SEAGRAVE Model : CAPITAL Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-11-01 - 2018-12-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V897000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-02-08 Date Received by ODI: 2018-12-19 Date Added to Database: 2019-01-30
Manufacturers Involved: Seagrave Fire Apparatus, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 87
Summary:
      Seagrave Fire Apparatus, LLC "Seagrave" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Marauder and Capital emergency vehicles, 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. 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 light falsely illuminate, other drivers could become confused, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Seagrave will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake lights, free of charge. The recall began February 8, 2019. Owners may contact Seagrave customer service at 715-823-2141.
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.