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NHTSA Recall 10V386000

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Emergency Services Vehicles Vehicles:  KME Predator

NHTSA Recall 10V386000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	10V386000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     KME / PREDATOR 	    	2007-2009
Manufacturer: KOVATCH MOBILE EQUIPMENT 	Mfr's Report Date: AUG 26, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V386000 	
EQ10005
NHTSA Action Number: EQ10005
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 64
Summary:
KOVATCH MOBILE EQUIPMENT CORP. (KME) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 THROUGH 2009 PREDATOR MODEL EMERGENCY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 15, 2007 THROUGH NOVEMBER 23, 2009, AND EQUIPPED WITH DETROIT DIESEL SERIES 60 ENGINES. THE SOFTWARE ON THESE ENGINES MAY CAUSE THE ENGINE TO SHUT DOWN UNEXPECTEDLY WHEN A DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER OVER-TEMPERATURE CONDITION IS DETECTED.
Consequence:
UNEXPECTED EMERGENCY VEHICLE ENGINE SHUTDOWN COULD HAMPER RESCUE OPERATIONS AND PUT FIRST RESPONDERS AND OR THE PUBLIC AT RISK.
Remedy:
ALL CUSTOMERS WITH AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE BEEN CONTACTED BY DAIMLER TRUCKS AND REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY DETROIT DIESEL. PLEASE SEE DAIMLER TRUCKS/DETROIT DIESEL'S DEFECT REPORT 10E-005. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DETROIT DIESEL AT 1-800-547-0712 OR ON LINE HTTP://WWW.DETROITDIESEL.COM/SUPPORTNETWORK.
Notes:
OWNERS 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 .


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