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2012 KME FIRESTIX Recall - Campaign #20V006000

 
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2012 KME FIRESTIX RECALL - #20V006000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT

Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (KME) is recalling one 2017 and certain 2012-2015 Emergency Response KME 55 FT Firestix Aerial Devices. The swing drives may not contain lubricating oil, which can cause the internal gears to become damaged and cause seizing.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2012 KME FIRESTIX
Manufacturer Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp.
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 1/8/2020
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 6
Recalled for EQUIPMENT
Description Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (KME) is recalling one 2017 and certain 2012-2015 Emergency Response KME 55 FT Firestix Aerial Devices. The swing drives may not contain lubricating oil, which can cause the internal gears to become damaged and cause seizing.
Consequences If the swing drive's internal gears become damaged or start seizing, uncontrolled movement of the ladder can occur, increasing the risk of an injury.
Corrective action KME will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the swing drives and rebuild them if they do not contain the lubricating oil, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 24, 2020. Owners may contact KME customer service at 1-800-235-3928.
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.
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