NABI 42BRT 2015: SEATS

Make : NABI Model : 42BRT Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2010-01-01 - 2015-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V038000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-02-04 Date Received by ODI: 2016-01-26 Date Added to Database: 2016-01-26
Manufacturers Involved: NABI Bus, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R16-001
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4848
Summary:
      New Flyer Industries, Ltd. "New Flyer" is recalling certain model year 2015 New Flyer MD30, 2012 C35LFR, 2010-2011 D35LFR, NABI 35LFW, 2011 D40LFR, 2010-2012 D60LFR and NABI 31LFW, 2010 C40LF, DE35LF, D40LF, DE40LFA, DE60LFA, GE35LFR and GE40LF, 2009 DE60LF and GE40LFR, 2010-2013 C40LFR, DE60LFR, NABI 416 and NABI 60BRT, 2010-2015 XD35, XDE40, NABI 40LFW and 42BRT, 2011-2015 XD40 and XN40, 2013-2015 XD60, XDE60 and XN35, 2010-2014 XDE35, 2013 XE40, 2012-2015 XN60, equipped with certain Recaro Ergo-M Commercial Bus Driver Seats. The affected seats have J-Brackets that may be missing welds which could allow the seat belt anchorage assembly to separate from the J-Bracket.
Consequence:
      If the seatbelt anchorage assembly separates from the J-Bracket, the bus driver may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury.
Remedy:
      New Flyer will notify owners instructing them to inspect their seats for missing welds. Recaro will supply replacement anchorage brackets and cover the labor to replace them if any welds are missing, free of charge. The recall began on February 4, 2016. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706, or Recaro customer service at 1-800-873-2276. New Flyer's number for this recall is R16-001.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 210
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.