Brake Lights May Randomly Illuminate - 2017-2019 Life Line Type I & Type III Ambulances

January 31, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V073000

Brake Lights May Randomly Illuminate

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

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V073

Manufacturer Life Line Emergency Vehicles

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 200

 

Summary

Life Line Emergency Vehicles (Life Line) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Type I and Type III ambulances built on Ford F-Series, Ford E-Series, Freightliner, Chevrolet Cutaway G-Series, Dodge Chassis Cab, Navistar and Kenworth chassis, 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.

 

Remedy

Life Line will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lights, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2019. Owners may contact Life Line customer service at 1-563-578-3317, extension 132.

 

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.


6 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
LIFELINE TYPE I 2017-2019
LIFELINE TYPE III 2017-2019

2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V073-5579.PDF 212.118KB

Download (PDF, 207KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V073-4410.pdf 245.363KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V073&docType=RCL


 

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Last update on 2019-08-22 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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