Safety & Accident

Pierce Recalls Fire Trucks for Suspensions

November 12, 2014

 

Pierce Manufacturing is a leading custom manufacturer of fire trucks and rescue apparatus. Screen capture courtesy of Pierce via YouTube.
Pierce Manufacturing is a leading custom manufacturer of fire trucks and rescue apparatus. Screen capture courtesy of Pierce via YouTube.
Pierce Manufacturing is recalling 135 2009-2013 model-year Pierce Enforcer, Impel, Quantum, Velocity and Arrow XT fire trucks equipped with TAK-4 front independent suspensions.

The emergency vehicles – manufactured from Nov. 11, 2009, to April 23, 2013 – may have front lower control arms that are at risk for cracking and fracturing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports. If one of the lower control arms fractures, the attached wheel may separate.

Pierce dealers will inspect and replace the lower control arms, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin this month.

Vehicle owners can reach Pierce customer service at (888) 974-3723. Pierce's number for this recall is 74B257. 

Comments

  1. 1. Michael Laricks [ January 01, 2015 @ 01:46AM ]

    My fire company has one and ever bump we hit we feel it! Great truck overall though.

 

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