Vehicle affected: All
Description of change: All squad benches 53” long or longer will require two paddle latches, one on each side of the bench. A paddle latch connecting rod will be installed between the two latches. Each paddle latch will be installed within 7” of the gas shock cylinder installed at end of the bench.
Reason for change: To hold the squad bench down and prevent the lid from wrapping or rattling.
Implementation date: December 10, 2012