Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate/FMVSS 108 - 2017-2018 Fouts Fire Apparatus F-3000, F-Rescue & F-Pumper

March 20, 2019

Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate/FMVSS 108

If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it may confuse other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V214

Manufacturer Fouts Bros


Potential Number of Units Affected 15



Fouts Bros (Fouts) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Fire Apparatus F-3000, F-Rescue and F-Pumper vehicles equipped with Whelen brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal is not being pressed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."



Fouts has notified owners, and Fouts service centers will replace the brake lights, free of charge. The recall began on March 25, 2019. Owners may contact Fouts customer service at 1-800-948-5045.



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

6 Affected Products


FOUTS BROS. F-3000 2017-2018

3 Associated Documents

Non-Compliance Report 573 Report FMVSS 108

RCLRPT-19V214-9048.PDF 214.678KB

Download (PDF, 210KB)

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V214-7183.pdf 245.525KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)

Recall 573 Report- Amendment 3

RCLRPT-19V214-7353.PDF 214.702KB

Download (PDF, 210KB)

Recalls Documents


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