GIRARDIN G5 2009: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : GIRARDIN Model : G5 Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2006-02-01 - 2009-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V319000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-07-04 Date Received by ODI: 2011-06-06 Date Added to Database: 2011-06-10
Manufacturers Involved: Corp. Micro Bird Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 11-044-EHU
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 45
Summary:
      MICRO BIRD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2010 GIRARDIN G5 AND 2009 AND 2010 AND 2011 MICRO BIRD G5 NON SCHOOL BUSES BUILT ON FORD CUTAWAY CHASSIS FROM FEBRUARY 2006 THROUGH MAY 30, 2011. THE OEM CUTAWAY WIRING HARNESS PASSES JUST REARWARD OF THE DRIVER SEAT BETWEEN THE B PILLAR AND THE RAISED FLOOR. THE RAISED FLOOR JUST REARWARD OF THE DRIVER SEAT IS TRAPPING THE WIRE HARNESS CAUSING THE WIRES TO RUB AGAINST THE METAL FLOOR MOLDING, DAMAGING THE WIRE INSULATION.
Consequence:
      A WIRE WITH DAMAGED INSULATION MAY CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT WHICH CAN LEAD TO A FIRE.
Remedy:
      MICRO BIRD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 4, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MICRO BIRD AT 1-819-477-2012.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MICRO BIRD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11-044-EHU.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 .