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
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 674
Summary:
      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."
Consequence:
      Vehicles loaded beyond their GVWR capacity have a potential for a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will remove the additional seat"s", free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 23, 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
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.