American Lafrance Pumper



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American Lafrance Pumper 2005 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
STRUCTURE - BODY - DOOR
06V107000AMERICAN LAFRANCE LLCfrom 05/01/2005 to 03/31/2006V (Vehicle)3204/20/2006MFRAMERICAN LAFRANCE LLC04/07/200604/07/2006
Defect SummaryOn certain fire trucks built on eagle, metropolitan, and freightliner m2 heavy duty class 8 chassis, the compartment door opening hardware may fail due to forces generated when slamming the door. when this occurs, there is no way to open the compartment door without dismantling the handle assembly or in an emergency situation forcefully opening the door using a pry bar or fireman's axe.
Consequence SummaryThe compartment door carries medical equipment and fire fighting equipment. delayed access to the equipment due to an inoperative compartment door handle could mean the difference between life and death.
Corrective SummaryDealers will repair the compartment door free of charge. the recall began on april 20, 2006. owners may contact american lafrance at 1-843-746-7542.
NotesAmerican lafrance recall no. alf-0106.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration?s vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.