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Recalls - 2014 MCNEILUS AUTOREACH

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

EQUIPMENT

Recall Number

15V572000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., (McNelius) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 McNeilus Bridge Master Mixer, Standard Mixer, Sliding Trailer Mixer, Standard Rear Loader, Rear Loader w/3.5 YD HD Tail, Zero Radius Automated, Auto Reach, Atlantic Front Loader, Split Body Rear Loader, Rear Loader w/Tag Axle, Metro Pak Rear Loader, XXC Rear Loader, and Pacific Front Loader vehicles manufactured August 1, 2013, to May 14, 2015. These concrete mixers and refuse trucks are equipped with certain Kidde plastic valve disposable handheld fire extinguishers that may not properly discharge when the lever is pressed.

Defect Consequence

In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not work correctly, there is an increased risk of injury.

Defect Corrective Action

McNeilus will notify owners, and advise them to follow the provided instructions from Kidde to inspect their fire extinguishers. Kidde will replace the fire extinguishers as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on October 19, 2015. Owners may contact McNeilus customer service at 1-888-686-7278. McNeilus' number for this recall is Kidde: CPSC 15-079.

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.


Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES

Recall Number

19V656000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc. (McNeilus) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Bridgemaster Mixer, Standard Mixer, Model 49 Autoreach Side Loader, Model 48 Zero Radius Side Loader, Model 78 Meridian Front Loader, Model 29 Atlantic Front Loader, Model 87 Contender Front Loader, Model 42 Manual Automated Side Loader, Model 16 3.5 yard TG Rear Loader, Model 11 Heavy Duty Rear Loader, Model 66 40.60 Split Body Rear Loader, Model 10 Standard Rear Loader, Model 12 Tailgate Tag Axle Rear Loader, and Model 13 High Compaction Rear Loader vehicles. The vehicles are powered with compressed natural gas (CNG) and are equipped with pressure relief devices (PRD) that may not function as designed, failing to vent a buildup of pressure, such as could occur if the CNG tank was exposed to fire.

Defect Consequence

If the PRD does not activate in the event of a buildup of pressure, the CNG tank may explode, increasing the risk of fire and injury.

Defect Corrective Action

McNeilus will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the PRD's, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began October 30, 2019. Owners may contact McNeilus customer service at 1-888-686-7278.

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.


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