STARTRANS SENATOR 2003: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : STARTRANS Model : SENATOR Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2001-10-15 - 2009-09-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V409000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-11-23 Date Received by ODI: 2009-10-19 Date Added to Database: 2009-10-19
Manufacturers Involved: STARTRANS BUS CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 257
Summary:
      STARTRANS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001 THROUGH 2009 TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN OCTOBER 15, 2001 AND SEPTEMBER 24, 2009, EQUIPPED WITH LUMINATOR HORIZON LED SIDE DESTINATION SIGNS. THE CONNECTOR BOARD CAN CORRODE DUE TO AN ACCUMULATION OF MOISTURE UNDER THE CONNECTOR.
Consequence:
      A SHORT COULD OCCUR, POSSIBLY CAUSING SMOKE AND FIRE.
Remedy:
      STARTRANS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE BUSES WILL BE REPAIRED BY EITHER STARTRANS OR LUMINATOR FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE LUMINATOR'S DEFECT REPORT 09E-054. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LUMINATOR AT 1-972-516-3033 OR STARTRANS AT 1-574-642-0811.
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'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .