VOLVO FE 2005: CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE LATCH ANCHOR

Make : VOLVO Model : FE Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2003-05-12 - 2005-03-02
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V130000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-08-19 Date Received by ODI: 2005-03-30 Date Added to Database: 2005-03-31
Manufacturers Involved: IC CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 05507
Component: CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE LATCH ANCHOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1142
Summary:
      CERTAIN 2004-2006 MY IC CORPORATION CE, FE, AND RE SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 12, 2003, THROUGH MARCH 2, 2005, EQUIPPED WITH CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS. THE DIAMETER LATCH ATTACHMENT BARS EXCEED THE DIAMETER REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS, WHICH MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO USE WITH FUTURE CAR SEAT ATTACHMENTS. IN ADDITION, SOME OF THE LATCH ATTACHMENTS ARE LOCATED TOO FAR FORWARD OF THE SEAT BACK.
Consequence:
      NOT ATTACHING THE CHILD SEAT PROPERLY MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH. ALSO, THE INAPPROPRIATE PLACEMENT OF THE BRACKETS MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY TO A PASSENGER NOT SEATED IN A CAR SEAT.
Remedy:
      IC CORPORATION WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND "1" THE BRACKETS WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED BY A SPECIAL BELT SYSTEM AND "2" THE SEAT FRAME WILL BE REPLACED BY A FRAME WITH A NEW SEAT ATTACHMENT BRACKET. THESE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 19, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 260-461-1924.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 225
Notes:
      IC RECALL NO. 05507.CUSTOMERS 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.