If the seat or seat belt attachments fail in the event of a crash, the seat occupants have an increased risk of injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V101000
Manufacturer Corp. Micro Bird Inc.
Components SEAT BELTS, SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 210
Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain 2015-2018 T-Series transit buses. These vehicles are equipped with at least one three-place seat that has Type 1 (lap belt) seat belts. In the event of a crash, the seats or seat belt attachments may not remain secured to the floor. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages,” and number 207, “Seating Systems.”
Micro Bird will notify owners, and dealers will install a modification kit to keep the seat and seat belt assembly anchored, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 2, 2018. Owners may contact Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012 . Micro Bird’s number for this recall is 18-073-TUS.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153 ), or go to www.safercar.gov.