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Recalls - 2000 GLAVAL APOLLO

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:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Recall Number

00V429000

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

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES. THE LONGITUDINAL FLOOR STRUCTURE IS BREAKING AT THE CROSS MEMBERS.

Defect Consequence

THE BODY COULD EVENTUALLY SEPARATE FROM THE CHASSIS.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HEAVIER GAUGE LONGITUDINAL MEMBERS AND ADDITIONAL BODY MOUNTS AND CROSS MEMBERS.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GLAVAL AT 1-800-445-2825. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Recall Number

04V458000

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

ON CERTAIN BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS, THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY IS OUT OF ALIGNMENT.

Defect Consequence

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES TO THE WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT RETRACTORS AS NECESSARY. SURE-LOK IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SURE-LOCK AT 1-908-231-1804 OR GLAVAL BUS AT 1-800-445-2825.

Notes

CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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