Auto Recalls for Consumers

2002 AMTRAN CE Recall - Campaign #03V118000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2002 AMTRAN CE RECALL - #03V118000

RECALL FOR SEATS

CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH FLIP SEATS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 217, "BUS EMERGENCY EXITS AND WINDOW RETENTION AND RELEASE." SEATS WITH SEAT BELTS WERE BOLTED TO THE FLOOR WITHOUT THE USE OF REQUIRED REINFORCEMENTS UNDER THE FLOOR.

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Vehicle 2002 AMTRAN CE
Manufacturer IC CORPORATION
Manufactured between 6/1/2002 - 7/31/2002
Recalled on 4/1/2003
Influenced by IC CORPORATION
Owners Notified on 4/23/2003
# Affected 159
Recalled for SEATS
Description CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH FLIP SEATS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 217, "BUS EMERGENCY EXITS AND WINDOW RETENTION AND RELEASE." SEATS WITH SEAT BELTS WERE BOLTED TO THE FLOOR WITHOUT THE USE OF REQUIRED REINFORCEMENTS UNDER THE FLOOR.
Consequences DURING A CRASH, THIS CONDITION MAY ALLOW THE SEAT TO BECOME LOOSE WHICH COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL ADD REINFORCEMENTS TO THE SEAT MOUNTING AT THE FLOOR. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2003. 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 IC CORPORATION AT 1-800-843-5615.
Notes IC CORPORATION RECALL NO. 03301.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 2002 AMTRAN CE Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, FOUNDATION COMPONENTS, HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

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