Lift-up Cover May Unexpectedly Fall - 2012-2019 KME

April 2, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V267000

Lift-up Cover May Unexpectedly Fall

If the lock is not engaged, the sliding, lift-up cover may fall unexpectedly, increasing the risk of injury to personnel working under the cover.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V267

Manufacturer Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp.

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 138

 

Summary

Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (KME) is recalling certain 2017 Commercial Rescue, 2014-2019 Predator Panther Pumper, Commercial Pumper and Predator SS Pumper, 2012-2019 Predator Pumper, 2015-2019 Commercial Wildland, 2018 Predator Rescue and 2016 Predator SS Wildland vehicles. The lock for the gas springs that support the sliding, lift-up cover may be unintentionally disabled, preventing the lock from engaging.

 

Remedy

KME will notify owners, and dealers will replace the gas springs on the sliding, lift-up cover with new gas springs with an alternative locking mechanism or new gas springs without a locking mechanism and a separate stay arm, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 20, 2019. Owners may contact KME customer service at 1-800-235-3928.

 

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.


36 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
KME COMMERCIAL PUMPER 2014-2019
KME COMMERCIAL RESCUE 2017
KME COMMERCIAL WILDLAND 2015-2019
KME PREDATOR PANTHER PUMPER 2014-2019
KME PREDATOR PUMPER 2012-2019
KME PREDATOR RESCUE 2018
KME PREDATOR SS PUMPER 2014-2019
KME PREDATOR SS WILDLAND 2016
KME WILDLAND 2015-2016

2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V267-3767.PDF 217.262KB

Download (PDF, 212KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V267-1404.pdf 246.581KB

Download (PDF, 241KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V267&docType=RCL


 

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