VAN CON 33803 DUAL REAR-WHEEL 2016: STRUCTURE:BODY

Make : VAN CON Model : 33803 DUAL REAR-WHEEL Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-12-12 - 2016-12-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V365000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-06-15 Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-18 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-06
Manufacturers Involved: Van-Con, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5
Summary:
      Van-Con, Inc. "Van-Con" is recalling one 2016 33803 Dual Rear Wheel school bus. The roof panel seams were not correctly bonded and thus may separate in the event of a crash. As such, this vehicle fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 221, "School Bus Body Joint Strength."
Consequence:
      If the roof panels separate in a crash, the occupants have an increased risk of injury.
Remedy:
      The purchaser of the affected bus is aware of the issue, therefore an owner notification letter will not be mailed. Owners may contact Van-Con customer service at 1-732-356-8484.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 221
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.