NABI 45CLFW 2010: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN

Make : NABI Model : 45CLFW Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2003-07-01 - 2011-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V324000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-08-07 Date Received by ODI: 2012-07-10 Date Added to Database: 2012-07-11
Manufacturers Involved: NABI Bus, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20123
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 339
Summary:
      NORTH AMERICAN BUS INDUSTRIES "NABI" IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2003-2011 45CLFW TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2003, THROUGH DECEMBER 1, 2011. THE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A LOOSE CONNECTION IN THE JOINT BETWEEN THE STEERING PITMAN ARM AND A TAPERED SPLINED SHAFT ON THE STEERING GEAR. THE SPLINES MAY WEAR 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, AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 7, 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 20123. 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.