GMC TRANSIT COACHES 1981: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Make : GMC Model : TRANSIT COACHES Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1981-01-01 - 1981-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V142000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-11-23 Date Received by ODI: 1981-11-24 Date Added to Database: 1981-12-01
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 485
Summary:
      THE MECHANISM WHICH LOCKS THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT PLATFORM OUTER BARRIER IN THE "UP" POSITION DURING PLATFORM LIFT AND LOWER MODES MAY MALFUNCTION. THIS CAN RESULT IN THE OUTER BARRIER COLLAPSING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      TWO COMPONENTS OF THE BARRIER ASSEMBLY WILL BE REPLACED: 1" HYDRAULIC CYLINDER, 2" SLIDE PLATE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE DONE AT NO CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH WHEELCHAIR LIFT.SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; WHEELCHAIR LIFT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: OUTER BARRIER FAILURE CAN RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY TOTHE WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT DURING ENTRY OR EXIT FROM THE BUS.NOTE: UNTIL REPAIRS ARE COMPLETED, BUS OPERATORS ARE ADVISED TO PERSONALLYASSIST WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANTS IN ENTERING OR EXITING THE BUS.