Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate – Unruh Fire – 2018 Dodge Ram 5500

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May 13, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V359000

Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate

If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it can confuse other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V359

Manufacturer Unruh Fire, Inc.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1

 

Summary

Unruh Fire, Inc. (Unruh Fire) is recalling one 2018 Dodge 5500-based fire truck equipped with Whelen brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal has not been pressed.

 

Remedy

Unruh Fire has notified the owner and will provide replacement brake lights, free of charge. The recall began May 20, 2019. Owners may contact Unruh Fire customer service at 1-800-856-7080.

 

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.

 


May 20, 2019

 

Your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):

Recall of brake lights manufactured by Whelen Engineering Co. Inc.

Unruh Fire, Inc. values you as a customer and is committed to vehicle quality and safety.  Therefore, we are voluntarily recalling your vehicle, a 2018 Dodge with the VIN shown above.  A defective brake light may have been installed on your vehicle.

The Issue: The brake light may activate if there is a transient voltage on the brake input line but can be returned to normal operation when a brake input is applied and then removed.
What will Unruh Fire do: Upon request provide a free replacement product and support services.
What should you do: If you believe your truck is affected by the defective brake light please contact Unruh Fire, Inc. at 800-856-7080.

 

Thank you for your attention to this issue.

 

Your Unruh Fire Sales Team

UnruhFire.com
100 Industrial Dr., Sedgwick, KS  67135
316-772-5860


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
RAM 5500 2018

 


4 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V359-9015.pdf 244.545KB

RCAK-19V359-9015

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V359-6508.PDF 212.954KB

RCLRPT-19V359-6508

 


Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-19V359-7278.pdf 34.759KB

RCONL-19V359-7278

 


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2019-2

RCLQRT-19V359-0385.PDF 211.117KB

RCLQRT-19V359-0385

 


Latest Recalls Documents

For the Latest and Most Recent Recalls Information Visit the link below…

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V359&docType=RCL

 


 

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