DERBI C5 1979: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

Make : DERBI Model : C5 Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1977-02-01 - 1980-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V163000
Date Owner's Notified: 1980-11-25 Date Received by ODI: 1980-12-10 Date Added to Database: 1981-01-13
Manufacturers Involved: DERBI MOTOR CORP. AMERICA
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2917
Summary:
      THE REARVIEW MIRROR OF THE INVOLVED MOPEDS HAS ONLY 11.6 SQUARE INCHES OF REFLECTIVE SURFACE. THIS FAILS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 111, "REARVIEW MIRRORS", WHICH REQUIRES 12.6 INCHES OF REFLECTIVE SURFACE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ALL INVOLVED MIRRORS WITH CORRECT SIZED MIRRORS AT NO CHARGE. THE NEW MIRRORS WILL BE 14.5 SQUARRE INCHES IN AREA.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 111
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOPEDS.SYSTEM: VISUAL; REARVIEW MIRROR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: RELIANCE ON A REARVIEW MIRROR THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE ASUFFICIENT REFLECTIVE SURFACE AREA COULD CONTRIBUTE TO A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.