NEWS & UPDATES

NHTSA Recall ID Number : 20V647
Manufacturer : Braun Ambulances
Subject : Lighting and HVAC Display May Lock Up
 
Make Model Model Years
BRAUN AMBULANCES CHIEF XL TYPE I 2019
BRAUN AMBULANCES CHIEF XL TYPE III 2019-2020
BRAUN AMBULANCES EXPRESS PLUS TYPE I 2018-2020
BRAUN AMBULANCES EXPRESS TYPE III 2019
BRAUN AMBULANCES LIBERTY TYPE I 2019
BRAUN AMBULANCES RAIDER TYPE I 2019
BRAUN AMBULANCES SUPER CHIEF 2019
   
   
NHTSA Recall ID Number : 20V684
Manufacturer : General Motors LLC
Subject : Tires may have been Overcured
 
Make Model Model Years
BUICK ENCLAVE 2020
CADILLAC XT5 2020
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 2020-2021
CHEVROLET TRAVERSE 2020
GMC ACADIA 2020
GMC SIERRA 1500 2020-2021
   
NHTSA Recall ID Number : 20V686
Manufacturer : Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Subject : Battery Relay and Ground Cable May Be Damaged
 
Make Model Model Years
FREIGHTLINER ECONIC SD 2019-2021
   
NHTSA Recall ID Number : 20V691
Manufacturer : Ford Motor Company
Subject : Transmission Oil Cooler Line may Contact AC Pulley
 
Make Model Model Years
FORD F-650 2021
FORD F-750 2021
   
NHTSA Recall ID Number : 20V692
Manufacturer : Ford Motor Company
Subject : Link Shaft Brackets May Fracture
 
Make Model Model Years
FORD EDGE 2014
FORD EXPLORER 2014-2016
FORD TAURUS 2014-2015
   
NHTSA Recall ID Number : 20V693
Manufacturer : Ford Motor Company
Subject : Drive Shaft May Fracture on Weld Seam
 
Make Model Model Years
FORD EXPLORER 2020
LINCOLN AVIATOR 2020
   

Two articles from Fire Apparatus Magazine to take a look at:

Apparatus Maintenance Challenges: Four Factors &

Challenges to Minimizing Out-of-Service Times

Both located at this link: https://www.fireapparatusmagazine.com/2020/10/01/fa-viewpoints-maintenance-challenges/

BY ROBERT TUTTEROW

At the risk of “piling on,” here is another article about COVID-19. There are many lessons learned from this worldwide pandemic. Some of these lessons will change our way of living in many areas.

It has certainly expanded the meaning of “saving our own” as we are at considerable risk of becoming the customer while serving our customers. No doubt this will accelerate emerging processes such as doctor’s appointments via telemedicine/telehealth. The fire service could emerge as an extension of urgent care agencies, whether it be going to the patient or the patient coming to the fire station.

See the full article here: https://www.fireapparatusmagazine.com/2020/08/01/keeping-it-safe-covid-19-going-forward/