17512 - Seatbelt Rod Bolt - 2017 IC Bus CE & 2016-2017 IC Bus RE School Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V659
Manufacturer Navistar, Inc.
Components SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 47

 

Seat Belt Mount Rod May Fracture/FMVSS 210

In the event of a crash, if the buckle mount rod fractures, the seat occupant may not be restrained, increasing their risk of injury.

 

Summary

Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain 2017 IC Bus CE and 2016-2017 IC Bus RE school buses, equipped with certain IMMI school bus seat assemblies equipped with 3-point lap and shoulder belts. Under load, the seat belt buckle mount rod can fracture. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

 

Remedy

Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 3-point seat belt rods, free of charge. The recall began on December 14, 2017. Owners may contact Navistar customer service at 1-331-332-1590. Navistar's number for this recall is 17512.

 

Notes

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.


17512

DECEMBER 2017

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCRIT-17V659-2264.pdf

Download (PDF, 181KB)


Owner Notification Letter

DECEMBER 2017

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCONL-17V659-5793.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

November 9, 2017

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCAK-17V659-4084.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


 

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