PROTERRA CATALYST 2015: SUSPENSION:FRONT
|Make : PROTERRA||Model : CATALYST||Year : 2015|
|Build Dates : 2015-01-01 - 2018-12-31|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V062000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2019-03-26||Date Received by ODI: 2019-01-30||Date Added to Database: 2019-01-31|
|Manufacturers Involved: Proterra Operating Company, Inc.|
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|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 310|
Proterra Inc., "Proterra" is recalling certain 2015-2018 Catalyst 40 and 35 transit buses. The affected vehicles are equipped with a four point height control system that may cause a load imbalance, overloading the front tires.
An overloaded front tire may fail unexpectedly, increasing the risk of crash.
Proterra will notify owners, and dealers will convert the current four point ride height system into a three point system to prevent the front tires from being overloaded, free of charge. The recall began March 26, 2019. Owners may contact Proterra customer service at 1-864-438-0000.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.