Uneven Lift Platform/ FMVSS 403 & 404 – 2016-2018 Van-Con Dual Rear-Wheel School Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V037
Manufacturer Van-Con, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number of Units Affected 27

 

Uneven Lift Platform/ FMVSS 403 & 404

A lift platform that is uneven may cause a fall, increasing the risk of an injury.

 

Summary

Van-Con, Inc. (Van-Con) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Van-Con Dual Rear-Wheel school buses, model 33803, built on Chevrolet 3500 chassis and equipped with wheelchair lifts. The lifts in the affected vehicles may not deactivate until they are beyond the acceptable limit for being uneven. As such, these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 403 “Platform lift systems” and FMVSS number 404 “Platform lift installations.”

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CSN 673 – Load Chart may Display Incorrect Values – 2014-2017 Altec AC40-152S Cranes

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V036
Manufacturer Altec Industries Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 122

 

Load Chart may Display Incorrect Values

Using an incorrect chart value could lead to unit instability or loss of load control increasing the risk of death of serious injury.

 

Summary

Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Altec AC40-152S Cranes. On the affected cranes, the electronic Load Moment and Area Protection (LMAP) may display incorrect load chart values.

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MAB 675 – Circuit Breaker Bracket Inspection – 2017 Altec AT Aerial Devices

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V035
Manufacturer Altec Industries Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 29

 

Circuit Breaker Electrical Short May Cause Fire

An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2017 AT Aerial Devices mounted on Ford F-550 chassis. A circuit breaker located under the hood may contact the hood, potentially resulting in an electrical short.

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17A-0609 – Wire may Overheat due to Wrong Panel Connection – 2017-2018 Forest River Cherokee Travel Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V034
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 223

 

Wire may Overheat due to Wrong Panel Connection

If both wires were connected to same lug, the smaller wire may overheat and fail due to trying to handle a higher load, thereby increasing the risk of an electrical fire.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Forest River Cherokee travel trailers. On the affected trailers, a 14 gauge and a 12 gauge neutral wire for the 110V Air Conditioning were connected to the same lug in the 120V panel neutral bus bar.

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Flat End Cap Failure Affecting Water Pressure – 2001-2002 E-One X-036 & X-113 Emergency Vehicles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V057
Manufacturer E-One Incorporated
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 7

 

Flat End Cap Failure Affecting Water Pressure

Sudden discharge of water poses a risk of injury to firefighting personnel in close proximity, and partial or total loss of discharge pressure could place firefighting personnel or the public at an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

E-One Incorporated (E-One) is recalling certain 2001-2002 E-One X-036 and X-113 emergency vehicles. The flat end caps on the fire pump manifold may fatigue over time and fail, allowing water to suddenly discharge or reducing the water pressure available for fighting fires.

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