SPARTAN MOTORS TRANSIT BUS CHASSIS CAB 2011: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
|Make : SPARTAN MOTORS||Model : TRANSIT BUS CHASSIS CAB||Year : 2011|
|Build Dates : 2011-02-17 - 2013-08-08|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V441000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2013-10-24||Date Received by ODI: 2013-09-18||Date Added to Database: 2013-10-17|
|Manufacturers Involved: Spartan Motors USA|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 13022|
|Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 75|
Spartan Motors Chassis, Inc. "Spartan Motors" is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Transit Bus Chassis Cab buses manufactured February 17, 2011, through August 8, 2013 and equipped with an independent front suspension. Due to a manufacturing error, the control arms may fracture or break without warning.
If a lower control arm breaks, and separates from the mounting bushing, loss of vehicle control could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.
Spartan Motors will notify owners, and dealers will replace the control arms and mounting hardware, free of charge. The recall began during October 2013. Owners may contact Spartan Motors at 1-517-543-6400. Spartan's recall number is 13022.
|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.