Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate/FMVSS 108 - 2017-2018 Seagrave Marauder & Capital Emergency Vehicles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V897
Manufacturer Seagrave Fire Apparatus, LLC
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 87

 

Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate/FMVSS 108

If the brake light falsely illuminate, other drivers could become confused, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

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."

 

Remedy

Seagrave will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake lights, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2019. Owners may contact Seagrave customer service at 715-823-2141.

 

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.


Recall Acknowledgement

February 8, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V897-7135.pdf

Download (PDF, 294KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V897&docType=RCL


 

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