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 : 1
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 remedy for this recall is still under development. 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.