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Recalls - 2002 SETRA S217

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

POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS

Recall Number

08V219000

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

SETRA IS RECALLING 265 MY 1994-2002 S217 HDH MOTOR COACHES. DUE TO THE RESULT FROM HIGH LOAD ON THE VEHICLES, THE WHEEL HUB AT THE FRONT AXLE COULD BECOME DAMAGED, FATIGUE AND FRACTURE.

Defect Consequence

THE FLANGE MAY SEPARATE FROM THE WHEEL AND THEN COMPLETELY BECOME LOOSE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL CHANGE THE WHEEL HUB WITH A REINFORCED WHEEL HUB FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMEBER 23, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SETRA AT 1-800-882-8054.

Notes

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.


Component Description

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Recall Number

09V044000

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

SETRA IS RECALLING 490 MY 1984-2001 S215, MY 1994-2002 S217 AND MY 2003-2009 S417 MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH EMERGENCY EXITS. THESE MOTOR COACHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 217, "BUS EMERGENCY EXITS AND WINDOW RETENTION AND RELEASE." WHEN A RELEASE MECHANISM IS NOT LOCATED WITHIN AN OCCUPANT SPACE OF AN ADJACENT SEAT, A LABEL MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS OF S5.5.2 THAT INDICATES THE LOCATION OF THE NEAREST RELEASE MECHANISM SHALL BE PLACED WITHIN THE OCCUPANT SPACE. EXAMPLE: "EMERGENCY EXIT INSTRUCTIONS LOCATED NEXT TO SEAT AHEAD" THESE LABELS ARE NOT INSTALLED IN THE MOTOR COACHES MENTIONED IN THE EXAMPLE ABOVE.

Defect Consequence

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, WITHOUT THE CORRECT INSTRUCTIONS A PASSENGER MAY NOT KNOW HOW TO UNLATCH AND OPEN THE EMERGENCY EXIT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL SEND LABELS WITH A SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS EXPLAINING THE LOCATION OF THE LABELS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SETRA AT 1-800-882-8054.

Notes

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 .


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