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Bid History for 1997 KME ladder truck
Auction Start Date: 12/03/22 12:18 AM ET
Auction End Date: 12/16/22 4:18 PM ET
Asset ID: 1   Number of Bids: 35

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1997 KME ladder truck
Auction Closed
High Bidder: b************************m
Sold Amount: $7,150.00
Buyer's Premium (12.50%): $893.75
Total Price: $8,043.75
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Year Make/Brand Model VIN/Serial Hours Title Restriction
1997 Unknown 102 1K9AF6486VN058654 3,849 (Accurate?: Unknown) No Title Restriction
Year Make/Brand Model
1997 Unknown 102
VIN/Serial Hours  
1K9AF6486VN058654 3,849 (Accurate?: Unknown)  
Title Restriction    
No Title Restriction    
Condition Category Inventory ID
Used/See Description Fire Trucks L251
Condition Category
Used/See Description Fire Trucks
Inventory ID
1997 HME Aerial Cat, 102 foot aerial bucket. 2000 gpm pump, 300 gallon tank. Was taken out of service in September 2022 after a

hydraulic system leak, believed to be a ruptured filter.

Currently out of service due to a leak in the hydraulic system. Starts with a boost, batteries dated 2019 unit had battery charger removed

will not hold charge. Runs and drives once started, PTO and water pump engage. Steer tires replaced early 2022, drives replaced 2020.

No ladder or pump testing have been done since 2020 records are not available for most of the service life of this unit.

Body has normal wear and tear for age, official marking removed some residue remains. Mechanical siren, radios removed wiring

remains. Damage to bucket was repaired in 2020 by fire apparatus repair contractor, bent body panel on passenger rear. Assorted lights

non-functional or damaged, head tail and turn signal functioned at time of removal from service see video.

Other known issues:

Fuel gauge not functioning

Tachometer (dash) not functioning

Auto leveling intermittently functions

Axel leak from drivers side

Various fluid leaks not excessive

Air pressure will be empty within a couple hours

Red bucket flashers sometimes will not turn off

Engine hours 3849.0

Aerial hours 1499.6

Mileage (not belived to be accurate) 26174

Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers
Q: Hi, is the leak the filter or the filter housing? Any leaks on the ladder rams or out riggers? Top FWY speed? (12/7/22 6:31 PM)
A: Appears to be the filter, this was the last usage and it was not diagnosed beyond that. No notable leaks on rams or outriggers some seep around seals but nothing I would be concerned with. I believe this unit is governed at 60-62 (12/7/22 9:57 PM)
Q: Hi, how many batteries on the rig? How big is the fuel tank? Any idea what the air leak is or location? 5speed Transmission? Jake brake work? Head set system still in the cab? Total lenght of the rig? (12/11/22 11:33 PM)
A: 4 batteries, believe it is an 80 gallon tank, several small leaks not one big noticeable leak, 5 speed, Jake worked when parked, firecom in cab, bumper to bumper 41’ bumper to bucket tip 48’ (12/14/22 12:20 PM)
Seller InformationSeller Information
Seller Name Grand Ronde Tribal Emergency Services, OR
Asset Location 825 NE Main St
Willamina, Oregon 97396-2788
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