TURTLE TOP VAN TERRA XL 2009: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
|Make : TURTLE TOP||Model : VAN TERRA XL||Year : 2009|
|Build Dates : 2007-01-01 - 2017-07-24|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V547000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00||Date Received by ODI: 2017-08-25||Date Added to Database: 2017-09-06|
|Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 71-0507|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 674|
Forest River, Inc. "Forest River" is recalling certain 2007-2017 Turtle Top Odyssey, Odyssey XL, Odyssey LT, Terra Transit, Terra Transport, Terra Transport XL, Vanterra, Vanterra XL, and Vanterra XLT transit buses manufactured with one or more extra seats. When the vehicle is fully loaded with passengers, cargo and fuel, the vehicle may exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating "GVWR". As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Vehicles loaded beyond their GVWR capacity have a potential for a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will remove the additional seat"s", free of charge. An interim notice was sent to owners on October 26, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-800-296-2105. Forest River's number for this recall is 71-0507.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 567|
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.