Rear Axle Drive Pinion May Fracture – 2021 Rosenbauer Commander & Warrior

January 21, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V025000

Rear Axle Drive Pinion May Fracture

A fractured drive pinion may contact the brake drop hose, and unintentionally engage the parking brake without detection, or without the brake lights activating, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V025

Manufacturer Rosenbauer America

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 20



Rosenbauer America (Rosenbauer) is recalling certain 2021 Commander and Warrior vehicles equipped with Meritor 180 series drive pinions. The rear axle drive pinion may fracture.



Meritor will inspect and replace the drive pinion, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 1, 2022. Owners may contact Rosenbauer customer service at 1-651-462-1000.



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




2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V025-9979.PDF 215.26KB



Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V025-7869.pdf 645.08KB



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