Inactivity of Remote Causes Engine Shutdown - 2018-2019 Jerr-Dan Heavy Duty Wrecker

June 26, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V492000

Inactivity of Remote Causes Engine Shutdown

An unexpected engine shut down can increase the risk of crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V492

Manufacturer Jerr-Dan Corporation

Components ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 33



Jerr-Dan Corporation (Jerr-Dan) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Heavy Duty Wrecker vehicles equipped with the optional recovery remote control. If the remote and control system switch is not turned off by the operator, after three minutes of remote inactivity, the truck's engine may unexpectedly shut down.



Jerr-Dan will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the remote, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 23, 2019. Owners may contact Jerr-Dan customer service at 1-800-926-9666.



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

2 Affected Products



1 Associated Document

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V492-7487.PDF 213.487KB

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