Defective Fire Hose Leads to Recall from Pierce Manufacturing
Pierce Manufacturing is voluntarily recalling vehicles due to faulty fire fighting equipment.
The manufacturer's recall applies to certain 2013-2015 Arrow XT, Quantum, Velocity, Impel, and Saber fire trucks. The affected vehicles have pressure regulators that may not respond consistently to operator input and, as a result, there may be an unexpected water pressure surge to the fire hose.
An unexpected surge in water pressure to the fire hose can increase the risk of injury to the hose operator or those nearby.
About 186 vehicles are subject to the recall.
Pierce will notify owners, and dealers will update the water pressure governor firmware, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2015. Owners with questions about this recall can contact Pierce customer service at (888)974-3723.