US BUS UNIVERSE 2007: SEATS

Make : US BUS Model : UNIVERSE Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2009-06-09 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V277000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-07-26 Date Received by ODI: 2010-06-17 Date Added to Database: 2010-06-21
Manufacturers Involved: U.S. BUS CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5
Summary:
      ON BEHALF OF U.S. BUS, TRANSPORTATION COLLABORATIVE, INC. "TCI" IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 U. S. BUS STH5, STHF5, AND UNIVERSE MODEL SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED AFTER JUNE 9, 2009. THE PEDESTAL-TO-FLOOR ANCHOR BOLTS AND WASHERS ARE INCORRECT WHICH CAUSE THE BUSES TO FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES."
Consequence:
      IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT PEDESTAL COULD COME LOOSE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT.
Remedy:
      TCI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE REPAIR KITS AND INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 26, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TCI AT 1-845-988-2333.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 210
Notes:
      OWNERS MAY ALSO 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 .