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mailman bob

They alreadt know! They dont care if someone dies! Plastic components in fuel line fuel pump dont last forever. The trucks are thirty years old. Heck my brakes totally failed today


Guess I am the only one that can figure it out. The gas line gets old and leaks on the manifold which is hot and when the carrier stops the truck and no wind BOOM you got a truck on fire 🔥. Post office knows it cost to much to retrofit a whole fleet of OLD trucks. It’s a net sum lose. Money is more important than people, I guess.


True about the exhaust hitting the fuel line… also when the transmission and motor oil leaks on the motor without being repaired properly then another fire hazard exists

Meta Bonnell

Don’t forget the rain dripping on the fusebox.


We can send man to the moon,(50 years ago), but the federal government and the USPS can’t figure out how these trucks are catching on fire 🔥. Boy the USPS is I’m DEEP trouble.🙈🙉🙊


I believe it starts right where the fuses all are the our conventional oven fan runs and if you have ever seen sparks after the red hot wire melts from too much volts amps what ever you call that is plugged into a fuse that is already being used I assume it is a overload mine personally melted 3 times and blew the closest fuse next to it and shorted out 2 new fans that had been replaced with in 4 months. I expect my truck to catch fire so I am very cautious while working Just saying be careful… Read more »


The drive shaft fell out of mine yesterday and almost caused an accident. Had the accident occured, I’m absolutely sure they would have blamed me!

Roseland Pete

Because the VMF doesn’t care. My company car was a Ford Taurus and one day the engine suddenly accelerated on me. Fortunately, I was sitting at a stoplight at the time and had my foot on the brake. The problem stopped when I shut off the engine and restarted the car. When I reported it to the VMF, they said they knew about the problem because it happened to other Tauruses in the fleet. Gee, thanks for letting me know. One would think that the VMF would have called in any Tauruses to fix the problem but nooooooo.

Houston Letter Carrier

Cuz it’s hot AF out here…smh

Mail chic

The trucks are very old. The engine and all the components get over heated with normal operation. The trucks are not insulated so the hot air blows directly on the carrier which makes the temperature in the truck much hotter that the out side temperature of 98 degrees or more. So I am surprised a carrier has not self combusted like the trucks.