Vehicle Affected: All new units
Description of change: Replace Stainless Steel hinges with Aluminum hinges on all personnel and compartment doors on all new units. Remounts will use Stainless Steel hinges to match existing hinges.
Reason for change: Aluminum hinges cost and weigh less than stainless steel hinges with same performance. There should be less corrosion issues with doors and hinges made of similar materials.
Implementation date: June 6, 2014