COLLINS SUPER BANTAM 2008: STRUCTURE:BODY

Make : COLLINS Model : SUPER BANTAM Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2008-01-01 - 2009-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V083000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-03-19 Date Received by ODI: 2009-03-06 Date Added to Database: 2009-03-12
Manufacturers Involved: Collins Bus Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2741
Summary:
      COLLINS IS RECALLING 2,741 MY 2008 SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2008 AND JANUARY 1, 2009. THE BOLTS USED TO MOUNT THE BODY TO THE CHASSIS FRAME RAIL MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED WHICH COULD LEAD TO FAILURE OF THE BOLTS.
Consequence:
      FAILURE OF THESE BOLTS WILL RESULT IN INADEQUATE CONNECTION OF THE BUS BODY TO THE BUS CHASSIS. IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THERE MAY BE AN INCREASED RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
Remedy:
      COLLINS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSPECT AND REPAIR THE BUSES IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 19, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COLLINS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-533-1850.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .