STARTRANS PRESIDENT 2012: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : STARTRANS Model : PRESIDENT Year : 2012
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V067000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-03-08 Date Received by ODI: 2013-02-28 Date Added to Database: 2013-02-28
Manufacturers Involved: Supreme Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1858
Summary:
      Supreme Corporation "Supreme" is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 Startrans Trolley, Sentinel, Senator HD, Senator, Candidate, C2, S2, PS2, and President transit buses equipped with Ricon manufactured wheelchair lifts which have an optional armored pendant cable. The cable may have been installed such that it doesn't clear the wheelchair lift and without a protective cover, or a misinstalled protective cover.
Consequence:
      The cable may contact the power lug at the base of the wheel chair lift causing a short circuit that could result in a fire.
Remedy:
      Ricon will be conducting this recall on behalf of Supreme. Ricon will notify the affected owners and will provide a supplemental cover kit and instructions, free of charge. The recall began on March 8, 2013. Owners may contact Supreme at 1-800-642-4889 or Ricon at 1-818-267-3000.
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.