NABI 416 2012: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN

Make : NABI Model : 416 Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-08-29 - 2012-02-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V118000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-03-22 Date Received by ODI: 2012-03-22 Date Added to Database: 2012-03-23
Manufacturers Involved: NABI Bus, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20121
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 137
Summary:
      NORTH AMERICAN BUS INDUSTRIES "NABI" IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 AND 2012 416 TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 29, 2011, THROUGH FEBRUARY 19, 2012. THE VEHICLES HAVE A LOOSE CONNECTION IN THE JOINT BETWEEN THE STEERING PITMAN ARM AND THE STEERING DRAG LINK. THE JOINT MAY SEPARATE OVER TIME RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
Consequence:
      A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD RESULT IN A CRASH, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy:
      NABI WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN DURING MARCH 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NABI AT 1-256-831-4296.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      NABI'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 20121. CUSTOMERS MAY 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.