NABI 60LFW 2003: STRUCTURE

Make : NABI Model : 60LFW Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2003-01-01 - 2004-07-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V366000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-08-27 Date Received by ODI: 2004-07-22 Date Added to Database: 2004-07-29
Manufacturers Involved: NABI Bus, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20042
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 153
Summary:
      CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 217, "BUS EMERGENCY EXITS AND WINDOW RETENTION AND RELEASE." THERE IS INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE SIDE DESTINATION SIGN AND THE WINDOW FRAME THAT WILL NOT ALLOW THE WINDOW TO OPEN SUFFICIENTLY.
Consequence:
      DURING AN EMERGENCY SITUATION, THE FIRST EMERGENCY EGRESS WINDOW LOCATED ON THE CURB SIDE OF THE VEHICLE, IMMEDIATELY BEHIND THE ENTRANCE DOOR, WILL NOT OPEN SUFFICIENTLY TO ALLOW A PERSON TO ESCAPE IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, WHICH COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
      NABI WILL INSPECT AND RELOCATE THE SIDE DESTINATION SIGN TO ELIMINATE THIS INTERFERENCE. THE RECALL BEGAN AUGUST 27, 2004. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NABI AT 1-888-424-5844, EXT. 7900.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 217
Notes:
      NABI RECALL NO. 20042.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC NABI RECALL NO. 20042.SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.