SPARTAN ADVANTAGE 2003: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Make : SPARTAN Model : ADVANTAGE Year : 2003
Build Dates : 1998-01-12 - 2009-11-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V052000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-06-02 Date Received by ODI: 2010-02-05 Date Added to Database: 2010-02-22
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 10005
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 650
Summary:
      SPARTAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1998 THROUGH 2010 ADVANTAGE, BARRON, GLADIATOR, METROSTAR, MOUNTAIN STAR, AND TR-1 FIRE APPARATUS CHASSIS CABS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 27, 2003 AND NOVEMBER 17, 2009 AND BELTS SOLD TO VARIOUS VEHICLE ALTERS. CERTAIN SEAT BELT ANCHORAGES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES."
Consequence:
      THE SEAT BELT MAY SEPARATE FROM THE CAB DURING A VEHICLE CRASH AND FAIL TO PROPERLY RESTRAIN THE OCCUPANT. THIS MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.
Remedy:
      SPARTAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 2, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPARTAN CHASSIS AT 1-800-543-4277 - Option 1.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 210
Notes:
      SPARTAN'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 10005.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .