NATIONAL COMMUTER VAN 1990: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Make : NATIONAL Model : COMMUTER VAN Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1989-09-01 - 1990-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V022000
Date Owner's Notified: 1990-02-02 Date Received by ODI: 1990-02-02 Date Added to Database: 1990-02-22
Manufacturers Involved: NATIONAL MOTOR COACH CO.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 105
Summary:
      THE REAR DOOR FAILED THE FMVSS 217 MAGNITUDE OF FORCE TEST. THE REAR DOOR RELEASE MECHANISM REQUIRES 35 POUNDS OF FORCE TO OPERATE. THIS IS GREATER THAN THE 20 POUNDS MAXIMUM ALLOWED BY THE FMVSS FOR DOORS LABELED 'EMERGENCY EXIT'. HOWEVER, THERE IS MORE UNOBSTRUCTED EXIT AREA THAN REQUIRED BY THE FMVSS, THEREFORE, THE REAR DOOR DOES NOT NEED TO BE LABELED AS AN EMERGENCY EXIT.
Consequence:
      NONE. TO BRING THE VEHICLE INTO COMPLIANCE, THE WORDS 'IN EMERGENCY' WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE REAR DOOR LABEL.
Remedy:
      REMOVE WORDS 'IN EMERGENCY' FROM REAR DOOR LABEL.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 217
Notes:
      SYSTEM: EMERGENCY EXIT LABEL; FMVSS 217.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: COMMUTER VAN.