GIRARDIN MB IV 1999: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Make : GIRARDIN Model : MB IV Year : 1999
Build Dates : 1998-09-01 - 2001-02-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V118000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-05-15 Date Received by ODI: 2001-04-24 Date Added to Database: 2001-04-24
Manufacturers Involved: A. GIRARDIN INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01-001-AB
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 995
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: COMMERCIAL AND SCHOOL BUS BODY MINIBUSES. THE INNER BODY PANEL COULD CONTACT AND DAMAGE THE WIRING HARNESS BY THE DRIVER'S SEAT. IF THE WIRES ARE DAMAGED, AND A CONTACT BETWEEN THOSE WIRES OCCURS, THE AIR BAG COULD INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY.
Consequence:
      UNEXPECTED AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT CAN RESULT IN OCCUPANT INJURY.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS AND WILL BE REIMBURSED FOR LABOR COSTS INVOLVED. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GIRARDIN AT 1-819-477-8222.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      GIRARDIAN'S RECALL NUMBER IS 01-001-AB.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.