US BUS SCHOOL BUS 1999: SEATS

Make : US BUS Model : SCHOOL BUS Year : 1999
Build Dates : 1998-06-30 - 2001-01-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V235000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-09-10 Date Received by ODI: 2001-07-05 Date Added to Database: 2001-07-17
Manufacturers Involved: U.S. BUS CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 474
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES UTILIZING 39" SCHOOL BUS PASSENGER SEATS. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 222, "SCHOOL BUS PASSENGER SEATING AND CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence:
      THESE VEHICLES DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS STANDARD.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A MODIFICATION KIT WITH INSTRUCTIONS. A WALL MOUNT SUPPLEMENTAL BRACKET WILL BE ADDED TO THE WALL SIDE OF 39" SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 10, 2003. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE A FREE MODIFICATION KIT SHOULD CONTACT US BUS AT 1-845-357-2510.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 222
Notes:
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