2020 BRAUN AMBULANCES CHIEF XL TYPE III - BACK OVER PREVENTION:DISPLAY FUNCTION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL
Braun Ambulances (Braun) is recalling certain 2019 Chief XL Type I and 2019-2020 Chief XL Type III, 2018-2020 Express Plus Type I and 2019 Express Type III, Liberty Type I, Raider Type I and Super Chief ambulances. The lighting and HVAC display may lock up affecting functions like the back up camera, emergency warning lights, or patient care devices depending on the application.
HazardThe vehicle operator may not be able to read the LCD screen or use the buttons or both. If the LCD display appears blank, emergency personnel may not have immediate access to the functions and controls operated by the LCD screen which could delay emergency operations, increasing the risk of injury to a patient or increase the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionBraun will notify owners and dealers will remove the defective Vista IV and replace with a new Vista IV, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 2020. Owners may contact Braun Ambulance customer service at 1-877-344-9990.