COLLINS SUPER BANTAM 2008: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : COLLINS Model : SUPER BANTAM Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2008-02-21 - 2010-09-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V259000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-06-22 Date Received by ODI: 2012-06-07 Date Added to Database: 2012-06-08
Manufacturers Involved: Collins Bus Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 238
Summary:
      COLLINS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 AND 2010 GRAND BANTAM, SUPER BANTAM, MID BUS GRAND GUIDE, AND MID BUS SUPER GUIDE SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 21, 2008, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 21, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH BRAUN CENTURY-2 WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. OVER TIME, AND WITH FREQUENT USE, THE ROLL STOP LATCHES ON THE OUTER BARRIER MAY BECOME BENT OR MISALIGNED.
Consequence:
      A WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT MAY DEFEAT OR RIDE OVER THE INSUFFICIENTLY LATCHED ROLL STOP. IF THIS OCCURS WHEN THE LIFT PLATFORM IS IN AN ELEVATED POSITION, THE WHEELCHAIR"S OCCUPANT COULD FALL AND SUSTAIN INJURY.
Remedy:
      COLLINS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY AUTHORIZED BRAUN DEALERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 22, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE BRAUN CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE GROUP AT 1-800-488-0359 OR COLLINS BUS CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-533-1850 EXT. 424.
Report Initiator: ODI 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 .