PREVOST H3-45 2010: EQUIPMENT

Make : PREVOST Model : H3-45 Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2008-05-05 - 2017-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V737000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-07-11 Date Received by ODI: 2017-11-20 Date Added to Database: 2017-11-22
Manufacturers Involved: Prevost Car (US) Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR17-31
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2306
Summary:
      Prevost Cars, Inc. "Prevost" is recalling certain 2010-2018 H3-41, H3-45, H3-45 VIP, X3-45, X3-45 Commuter, X3-45 VIP, and X3-45 VIP Entertainer vehicles, equipped with certain Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Consequence:
      In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Prevost will notify owners, and instruct them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed July 11, 2018. Owners may contact Prevost customer service at 1-866-870-2046, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-262-3540 or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. Prevost's number for this recall is SR17-31.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.