Heil Durapack Python 2009

Model Durapack Python made in 2009 by Heil got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning structure .

Model 2009


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
10V590000HEIL ENVIRONMENTALfrom 02/01/2004 V (Vehicle)220103/04/2011ODIHEIL ENVIRONMENTAL11/22/201012/01/2010
Defect SummaryHeil is recalling certain 2004 through 2010 durapack and multipack refuse collection vehicle automated side loaders with python lifts utilizing programmable logic control (plc) to activate grabber close and lift functions. carbon can build up on internal relays within the plc and this can cause a bridging or inadvertent circuit completion due to vibration.
Consequence SummaryShould this happen, the arm can lift or grab without operator inputs, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash or injuries to persons outside the vehicle.
Corrective SummaryHeil will notify owners and dealers will install a retrofit kit to repair the vehicles free of charge. the safety recall began on march 4, 2011. owners may contact heil customer support toll free at 1-866-275-4345.
NotesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .