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Recalls - 1990 PREVOST XL

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Recall Number

95V013000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

IF A PASSENGER TRIES TO EXIT THE LAVATORY COMPARTMENT BY PUSHING WITH HIS BACK AGAINST THE LAVATORY WINDOW AND HIS LEGS AGAINST THE LAVATORY DOOR, THE WINDOW CAN SEPARATE.

Defect Consequence

IF THE WINDOW SEPARATES, THE OCCUPANT CAN FALL THROUGH THE WINDOW AND SUFFER SEVERE AND/OR EXTREME INJURIES.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RAIL IN THE LAVATORY COMPARTMENT WINDOW SO THAT LAVATORY OCCUPANTS CAN PRESS AGAINST THE RAIL RATHER THAN THE WINDOW, AND TO HELP THE PASSENGER TO KEEP BALANCE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING.

Notes

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; DOOR ASSEMBLY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT PREVOST AT 1-418-883-3391. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


Component Description

PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL

Recall Number

95V016000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE PARKING BRAKE BUTTON CAN BE HIT ACCIDENTLY ALLOWING THE PARKING BRAKE TO RELEASE.

Defect Consequence

UNINTENDED OPERATION OF THE PARKING BRAKE BUTTON CAN ALLOW THE BUS TO ROLL FREELY CAUSING A POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PROTECTOR OVER THE PARKING BRAKE BUTTON IN ORDER TO PREVENT ACCIDENTAL RELEASE OF THE PARKING BRAKES.

Notes

SYSTEM: EMERGENCY PARKING BRAKE; MECHANICAL. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT PREVOST AT 1-418-883-3391. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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