ORION I 1992: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

Make : ORION Model : I Year : 1992
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 93V217000
Date Owner's Notified: 1993-12-06 Date Received by ODI: 1993-12-14 Date Added to Database: 1993-12-30
Manufacturers Involved: DAIMLER COMMERCIAL BUSES NA
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 45
Summary:
      THE LEFT HAND REARVIEW MIRROR CAN BE ADJUSTED TO A POSITION WHICH INTERFERES WITH THE OPENING OF THE EMERGENCY EXIT WINDOW LOCATED ADJACENT TO THE DRIVER POSITION. IN SUCH CASES, THE VEHICLE IS IN NON-COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS NO. 217, "BUS WINDOW RETENTION AND RELEASE."
Consequence:
      THE PASSENGERS MAY BE SUBJECTED TO INCREASED RISK OFINJURY IF AN ACCIDENT OCCURRS AND THE EMERGENCY EXIT CANNOT NOT BE USED.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL FIX THE LEFT REARVIEW MIRROR ARM IN A POSITION TO ALLOW A CLEAR PATH FOR THE EMERGENCY WINDOW TO EXTEND: THIS WILL OPERATE INDEPENDENT OF THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE MIRROR HEAD FOR DRIVER'S VISION.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
Notes:
      SYSTEM: VISUAL SYSTEMS; MIRRORS; FMVSS 217.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: URBAN TRANSIT BUSES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT BUS INDUSTRIES/ORION SERVICE CENTER AT 1-315-768-8108. ALSO, CONTACTTHE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT1-800-424-9393.