Elpers Truck Equipment (Elpers) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Peterbilt 337, International 4300, 4400, Maxforce, Dodge 5500, and Ford F-450, and F-550 trucks manufactured April 4, 2013, to January 22, 2016 and equipped with IMT cranes, models 6000, 7500, 8600, 9500, 10000, 12000, and 14000. The affected cranes have a valve bank cover that may crack and fall from the crane while the crane is being transported.
If the valve bank cover detaches from the crane it could be a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Elpers will notify owners, and dealers will replace the valve bank cover, with a thicker gauge cover, free of charge. The recall began on May 25, 2016. Owners may contact Elpers' customer service at 1-877-244-4596. Elpers' number for this recall is TB2016001 - IMT dist.
Dates of Manufacture
APR 03, 2013 to JAN 21, 2016
Manufacturer Recall No.
TB2016001 - IMT dist
Engine: 6.2L 2-Valve SOHC EFI NA V8 (Flex-Fuel)
Transmission: TorqShift 6-Speed Automatic -inc: SelectShift, range select and tow/haul feature
3.73 Axle Ratio
GVWR: 14,000 lb Payload Package
Transmission w/Oil Cooler
Manual Transfer Case
Part-Time Four-Wheel Drive
72-Amp/Hr 650CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
157 Amp Alternator
Towing Equipment -inc: Harness and Brake Controller
7541# Maximum Payload
HD Shock Absorbers
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering
40 Gal. Fuel Tank
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
Manual Locking Hubs
Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Leaf Rear Suspension w/Leaf Springs
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs
Wheels: 17" Argent Painted Steel -inc: Hub covers and center ornaments not included
Tires: LT245/75Rx17E BSW AS
Chrome Front Bumper w/2 Tow Hooks
Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Black Door Handles
Manual Extendable Trailer Style Mirrors
Black Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Fixed Rear Window
Variable Intermittent Wipers
Deep Tinted Glass
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
Front License Plate Bracket
Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps
Cab Clearance Lights
Radio: AM/FM Stereo/Single CD/MP3 -inc: digital clock, 4 speakers and auxiliary audio input jack
SiriusXM Satellite Radio -inc: Service is available in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C
SYNC w/MyFord Communications/Entertainment System -inc: voice-activated w/911 Assist, 3 button message control on steering wheel, vehicle health report (VHR), traffic, directions and information services, 1 USB port, AppLink and compass SYNC Services available for a $60 annual subscription fee.
Front Seats w/Manual Driver Lumbar
4-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Fore/Aft Movement and Manual Lumbar Support
4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Transmission Fluid Temp, Engine Hour Meter and Trip Odometer
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