2003 MID BUS GUIDE Recall - Recall ID 52025

2003 MID BUS GUIDE Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V403000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: MID BUS 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: GUIDE 
Model Year: 2003 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: STRUCTURE:BODY 
Mfg Involved in Recall: MID BUS CORPORATION 
Manufacture Dates: 05-01-02 through 09-30-03 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 1,188 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 01-15-04 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: MID BUS CORPORATION 
Report Recieved Date: 10-16-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-16-03 
Regulation Part Number: 571 
FMVSS Number: 221 
Defect Summary: MY 2002 AND 2003 GUIDE SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 1, 2002, TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2003. VARIOUS SEAMS IN THE SCHOOL BUS BODIES WERE IMPROPERLY ASSEMBLED. VERTICAL SEAMS IN THE INTERIOR WERE NOT BONDED AS REQUIRED UNDER FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 221, "SCHOOL BUS BODY JOINT STRENGTH." 
Consequence Summary: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEAMS OF THE BUS MAY SEPARATE AT SMALLER LOADS THEN EXPECTED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. 
Corrective Summary: MID BUS WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND ADD ADDITIONAL FASTENERS TO THE ROOF SEAMS, INTERIOR SEAMS, AND THE MOISTURE BARRIER SKIN BELOW THE FLOOR TO ENSURE THAT THE SEAMS ARE AS INTENDED AND IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, DO NOT PREMATURELY SEPARATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 15, 2004. 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 MID BUS CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 877-358-6055. 
Notes: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN 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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2003 MID BUS GUIDE Recall - Recall ID 52025 for MID BUS GUIDE STRUCTURE:BODY

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