2021 SPARTAN FIRE GLADIATOR - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
Spartan Fire, LLC (Spartan Fire) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Gladiator and MetroStar vehicles equipped with Weldon V-Mux Vista IV Standard LCD displays used for controlling emergency vehicle lighting and HVAC functions. These displays may experience low voltage spikes, and cause the LCD display to lock up or become nonfunctional, due to varying electrical installations.
HazardOperator of vehicle may not be able to read the LCD screen and may not be able to use buttons or both unless they reset the power. 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.
Consumer ActionSpartan Fire will notify owners, and dealers will replace the unit or apply a retrofit remedy, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 11, 2021. Owners may contact Spartan Fire customer service at 1-517-543-6400.