STARCRAFT BUS SENATOR II 2018: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE

Make : STARCRAFT BUS Model : SENATOR II Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-03-23 - 2018-05-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V366000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-06-27 Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-01 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-06
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 51-0752
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 144
Summary:
      Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2018 Forest River Rockport, Elkhart Coach ECE4 and Glaval Bus Commute, and 2018-2019 Starcraft Bus Allstar, Allstar MVP, Senator II and Senator II MVP transit buses. The U-bolts on the rear axle that hold the leaf spring and rear axle together may have been insufficiently tightened.
Consequence:
      The loose U-bolts may further loosen or break allowing the axle to separate and cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the tightness of the U-bolt, replacing or tightening the U-bolt as necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 27, 2018. Owners may contact Rockport customer service at 1-888-711-1600, Glaval customer service at 1-800-445-2825, Starcraft customer service at 1-800-348-7440, and Elkhart customer service at 1-866- 478-7652. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-0752.
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.