PROTERRA CATALYST 2016: TIRES

Make : PROTERRA Model : CATALYST Year : 2016
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 Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TIRES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 310
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      An overloaded front tire may fail unexpectedly, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy:
      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
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.