Front Grille Malfunction Prompts Recall from KME of Emergency Vehicles

the front grille may loosen, separate from the cab face

Front Grille Malfunction Prompts Recall from KME of Emergency Vehicles
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September 15, 2016

Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (KME) is recalling 27 model year 2012-2013 Predator Pumper, Predator Panther Pumper, and Predator Aerial, 2013 Predator Panther Aerial, and Predator Rescue, and 2012 Predator Panther Tanker emergency vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the front grille may loosen and separate from the cab face.

If the front grille detaches from the vehicle while driving, it could become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

KME will notify owners, and dealers will install fasteners to secure the front grille, free of charge. he manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

For further information regarding this recall, consumers may contact KME customer service at (570) 669-5577.