CHEVROLET T SERIES 2021: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT

Make : CHEVROLET Model : T SERIES Year : 2021
Build Dates : -
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V133000
Date Owner's Notified: Date Received by ODI: 2020-03-06 Date Added to Database: 2020-03-06
Manufacturers Involved: Corp. Micro Bird Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20-084-RUS
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 17693
Summary:
      Corp. Micro Bird Inc. "Micro Bird" is recalling certain 2004-2021 T-Series, G5, and MBII school buses. The emergency door retaining device may fail to keep the door in an open position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 217, "Bus Emergency Exits and Window Retention and Release."
Consequence:
      If the emergency door won't stay open during an evacuation it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Micro Bird will notify owners, and dealers will install a kit to repair the emergency door retaining device, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 17, 2020. Owners may contact Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 20-084-RUS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 217
Notes:
      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.