THOMAS TRANSIT BUS 1990: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Make : THOMAS Model : TRANSIT BUS Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1990-04-01 - 1990-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V175000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-04-12 Date Received by ODI: 1990-10-04 Date Added to Database: 1990-10-22
Manufacturers Involved: THOMAS BUILT BUSES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 300
Summary:
      THE COMBINATION OF TYPE 2 ELR SEAT BELT AND SUSPENSION TYPE DRIVER'S SEAT CAUSES SAFETY BELT CINCHING WHICH BECOMES SEVERE ENOUGH TO DISTRACT OR HINDER DRIVER FROM NORMAL OPERATION OF BUS.
Consequence:
      DISTRACTION OF DRIVER COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      INSTALL SEAT BELT THAT INCORPORATES SOME ANTI-CINCHING FEATURES AND A NEW SET OF TETHER STRAPS FOR SUSPENSION SEAT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SAFETY BELTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES AND SCHOOL BUSES WITH SUSPENSION TYPE DRIVERSSEAT AND TYPE 2 ELR SAFETY BELT.