Medtec Ambulance Corporation Seats Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:
MEDTEC / AMBULANCE
Model Year(s):
2009-2011

Manufacturer: Medtec Ambulance Corporation

Report Receipt Date: NOV 30, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V554000

NHTSA Action Number: PE11041

Component: SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 996

Summary:
Medtec is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Ambulances (Type I, Type I-AD, Type II, Type III, and Type III-AD) manufactured from January 2, 2009, through May 1, 2011. If an attendant lands on the bench top with great force, such as when the vehicle hits a bump in the road, the bench top screws may loosen and pull out.

Consequence:
If the bench top securing screws pull out then the bench top may drop into the cavity of the bench compartment, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Remedy:
The remedy for this recall campaign is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Medtec toll-free at 1-866-263-3832.

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