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2018 PIERCE IMPEL Recall - Campaign #18V756000

 
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2018 PIERCE IMPEL RECALL - #18V756000

RECALL FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING : BRAKE LIGHTS

Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Pierce Arrow XT, Dash, Enforcer, Impel, Quantum, Saber, Velocity, and Commercial vehicles 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."

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2018 PIERCE IMPEL
Manufacturer Pierce Manufacturing
Manufactured between 11/19/2017 - 9/17/2018
Recalled on 10/30/2018
Influenced by Pierce Manufacturing
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 717
Recalled for EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Description Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Pierce Arrow XT, Dash, Enforcer, Impel, Quantum, Saber, Velocity, and Commercial vehicles 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."
Consequences If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it can confuse other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Pierce will notify owners, and Whelen will inspect the vehicles and replace the brake lights, as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Pierce customer service at 1-888-974-3723.
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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