CHAMPION CHALLENGER 2012: EQUIPMENT
|Make : CHAMPION||Model : CHALLENGER||Year : 2012|
|Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V593000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2013-01-23||Date Received by ODI: 2012-12-18||Date Added to Database: 2012-12-18|
|Manufacturers Involved: Champion Bus, Inc.|
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|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 73|
Champion Bus is recalling certain model year 2006, and certain model year 2008-2013 buses, models: American Crusader, Challenger, Crusader, and Defender; manufactured September 30, 2006, through November 16, 2012. The buses are equipped with a Ricon manufactured wheelchair lift which has an optional armored pendant cable. The cable may have been installed such that it doesn't clear the wheelchair lift and without a protective cover, or a misinstalled protective cover.
The cable may contact the power lug at the base of the wheel chair lift causing a short circuit that could result in a fire.
Champion Bus is working with Ricon to notify owners. Ricon will provide a supplemental cover kit with instructions, free of charge. Owners may contact Champion Bus at 1-819-724-6474 or Ricon at 1-818-267-3000.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.