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Recalls - 1993 WAYNE CHAPERONE

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

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Recall Number

93V195000

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 THREE-POINT LATCHES USED ON THE EMERGENCY DOORS HAVE BEEN MISTAKENLY ASSEMBLED USING STANDARD NUTS RATHER THAN LOCKING NUTS. THE STANDARD NUTS COULD BACK OFF DUE TO VIBRATION, CAUSING THE RODS WHICH UNLOCK THE EMERGENCY DOORS TO FALL OFF.

Defect Consequence

IF THIS OCCURS, AND AN EMERGENCY ARISES, THE EMERGENCYDOOR CANNOT BE OPENED FROM THE OUTSIDE OF THE BUS.

Defect Corrective Action

THE STANDARD NUTS WILL BE REPLACED WITH LOCKING NUTS.

Notes

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; DOOR ASSEMBLY; LATCHES AND LOCKS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THEREMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CALL WAYNE SERVICECENTER AT 1-513-644-0041. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETYADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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