2018 MAINTAINER SERVICE/MECHANICBODY FORD - EQUIPMENT
Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc. (Maintainer) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Maintainer Service Mechanic Bodies mounted on Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks. These vehicles have a FORCE America Hydraulic pump that can interfere with the front axle driveshaft when the front suspension is fully articulated, causing wear and the possible premature failure of the driveshaft.
HazardInterference with the front axle driveshaft could cause the drive shaft to separate, resulting in damage to other nearby components, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionMaintainer will notify owners, and dealers will replace the existing pump with a different brand hydraulic pump, and inspect the front axle driveshaft for damage, replacing it as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2018. Owners may contact Maintainer customer service at 1-800-831-8588.