PREVOST H3-45 1994: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Make : PREVOST Model : H3-45 Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1967-12-01 - 1994-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 95V016000
Date Owner's Notified: 1995-01-23 Date Received by ODI: 1995-01-03 Date Added to Database: 1995-02-06
Manufacturers Involved: PREVOST CAR, INCORPORATED
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2075
Summary:
      THE PARKING BRAKE BUTTON CAN BE HIT ACCIDENTLY ALLOWING THE PARKING BRAKE TO RELEASE.
Consequence:
      UNINTENDED OPERATION OF THE PARKING BRAKE BUTTON CAN ALLOW THE BUS TO ROLL FREELY CAUSING A POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PROTECTOR OVER THE PARKING BRAKE BUTTON IN ORDER TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL RELEASE OF THE PARKING BRAKES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: EMERGENCY PARKING BRAKE; MECHANICAL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT PREVOST AT 1-418-883-3391. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.