Brake Lights may Randomly Illuminate - 2017-2019 Custom Trucks Type I, II & III Ambulances, Rescue Trucks, Pump Trucks & Tanker Trucks

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V920
Manufacturer Custom Truck And Body Works
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 38

 

Brake Lights may Randomly Illuminate

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

 

Summary

Custom Trucks And Body Works (Custom Trucks) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Type I, II and III Ambulances, Rescue Trucks, Pump Trucks and Tanker Trucks 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.

 

Remedy

Custom Trucks will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake lights, free of charge. The recall began February 28, 2019. Owners may contact Custom Trucks customer service at 1-706-553-9178 or Whelen customer service at 1-860-718-2331.

 

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 21, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V920-8668.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V920&docType=RCL


 

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