US BUS UNIVERSE 2007: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : US BUS Model : UNIVERSE Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-08-01 - 2007-05-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V223000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-12-14 Date Received by ODI: 2007-05-28 Date Added to Database: 2007-06-04
Manufacturers Involved: U.S. BUS CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 89
Summary:
      CERTAIN MY 2006 AND 2007 U.S. BUS STURDIBUS, UNIVERSE, AND SAFE TRAN SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH AN INTERMOTIVE LIFT INTERLOCK DEVICE MODULE MANUFACTURED BETWEEN AUGUST 1, 2006, AND MAY 9, 2007. WHEN THE VEHICLE BATTERY VOLTAGE DROPS TO 7.5 VOLTS, THE MODULE MAY GO TO A FAULT MODE AND NOT LOCK THE SHIFTER IN PARK WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 404, PLATFORM LIFT INSTALLATIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
Consequence:
      THE VEHICLE MAY BE MOVED WITH THE LIFT DEPLOYED AND COULD RESULT IN INJURY OR DEATH TO THE LIFT OCCUPANT.
Remedy:
      U.S. BUS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 14, 2009. OWNERS CAN CONTACT U.S. BUS AT 765-939-3984.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 403
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY 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.