D-Cylinder Oxygen Tank Bracket May Loosen - 2018-2019 Horton Type I & Type III Ambulances

October 17, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V742000

D-Cylinder Oxygen Tank Bracket May Loosen

An unsecured oxygen tank may strike ambulance occupants and increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V742

Manufacturer Halcore Group, Inc.

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 11

 

Summary

Halcore Group, Inc. (Halcore) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Horton Type I & Type III ambulances. The D-cylinder oxygen tank bracket may loosen, allowing the oxygen tank to separate and become airborne in the event of a crash.

 

Remedy

Halcore will notify owners, and Ziamatic will refund the purchase price paid, or provide replacement bracket assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 7, 2019. Owners may contact Halcore customer service at 1-800-447-0343.

 

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.


4 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
HORTON TYPE I 2018-2019
HORTON TYPE III 2018-2019

2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V742-1582.pdf 244.537KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V742-3213.PDF 214.265KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V742&docType=RCL



 


 

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Last update on 2019-11-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last update on 2019-11-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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