ORION I 1992: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : ORION Model : I Year : 1992
Build Dates : 1987-11-01 - 1998-04-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V024000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-01-01 Date Received by ODI: 2007-02-01 Date Added to Database: 2007-02-05
Manufacturers Involved: DAIMLER COMMERCIAL BUSES NA
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3637
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH LIFT-U WHEELCHAIR LIFTS, IT IS POSSIBLE FOR A PERSON TO WEDGE THEIR FEET UNDER THE SOLID BAR BARRIER LINKAGE.
Consequence:
      WHILE SITTING IN A WHEELCHAIR, A PERSON WITH NO SHOES AND WHO DOES NOT HAVE CONTROL OF THEIR FEET COULD TWIST THEIR FEET AND GET THEM FORCED UNDER THE LINKAGE WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN INJURY.
Remedy:
      DAIMLERCHRYSLER COMMERCIAL IS WORKING WITH LIFT-U TO REPAIR THESE BUSES "PLEASE SEE 06E-093". OWNERS WILL RECEIVE A FREE REPAIR KIT ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LIFT-U AT 209-838-2400 OR ORION BUS AT 905-403-7807.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO 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.