September 15, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V692000
An improperly crimped wire may overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V692
Manufacturer Corp. Micro Bird, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 7
Owners are advised not to drive these buses until the repair has been completed. Micro Bird will work coordinate with the manufacturer of the charging port, Ecotuned, to replace the charging port and the air conditioning refrigerant, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on November 1, 2022. Owners may contact Micro Bird’s customer service at 1-819-477-2012. Micro Bird’s number for this recall is 22-095-CUS.
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.nhtsa.gov.
On September 2, 2002, a fire incident in the motor compartment was reported to Micro Bird. The fire started after the vehicle was plugged to a level 2 AC charging station at the end of the day.
An investigation of the circumstances of the incident and of the vehicle was conducted and led us to conclude that the fire originated from the vehicle charging port.
On September 8, 2022, it was decided to recall the vehicles having the same charging port installed behind the Ford logo in the front grill.
Micro Bird has not received any other report of incident or claim regarding this defect.
2 Affected Products
2 Associated Documents
Defect Notice 573 ReportRCLRPT-22V692-2981
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