SPARTAN MOTORS TRANSIT BUS CHASSIS CAB 2013: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Make : SPARTAN MOTORS Model : TRANSIT BUS CHASSIS CAB Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2011-02-17 - 2016-10-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V795000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-11-29 Date Received by ODI: 2016-11-01 Date Added to Database: 2016-11-01
Manufacturers Involved: Spartan Motors USA
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 16026
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 245
Summary:
      Spartan Motors USA "Spartan" is recalling certain model year 2011-2017 Transit Bus Chassis Cabs manufactured February 17, 2011, to October 19, 2016. The affected vehicles have an exhaust tube that may disconnect at a joint near the underside of the floor, potentially exposing the floor to high temperatures for prolonged time periods.
Consequence:
      If the floor is exposed to the heat of exhaust gases for long periods, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Spartan will notify owners, and dealers will remove the current securing clamp and install a sleeve with different clamps, free of charge. The recall began on November 29, 2016. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-4277. Spartan's number for this recall is 16026.
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.