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MICRO BIRD / G5 / MB II
« on: August 20, 2011, 02:37:10 PM »
Report Date :   August 20, 2011 at 02:34 PM
NHTSA Campaign ID number :   11V414000


Vehicle Make / Model:         Model Year(s):
     MICRO BIRD / G5          2010-2011
     MICRO BIRD / MB II          2010-2011
Manufacturer: CORP. MICRO BIRD, INC.   Mfr's Report Date: AUG 12, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V414000   NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 671
Summary:
 MICRO BIRD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AND 2011 MICRO BIRD G5 AND MB II SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 1, 2009, THROUGH MARCH 16, 2011. THE WIRE ON THE 8-WAY FLASHING LIGHT POWER CIRCUIT IS TOO SMALL CAUSING THE TERMINAL CONNECTION TO OVERHEAT. IF THE CONNECTION FAILS, THE 8- WAY SYSTEM WILL STOP WORKING.
Consequence:
 IN ABSENCE OF THE FLASHING LIGHTS, A VEHICLE APPROACHING A SCHOOL BUS THAT IS LOADING OR UNLOADING STUDENTS, MAY NOT STOP. THIS SITUATION COULD CAUSE INJURY OR DEATH OF A PASSENGER.
Remedy:
 MICRO BIRD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND PROVIDE AN UPRATED WIRING KIT WITH A RELAY, FREE OF CHARGE. MICRO BIRD WILL REIMBURSE FOR LABOR. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MICRO BIRD AT 1-819-477-2012.
Notes:
 MICRO BIRD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11-046-8WU. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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MICRO BIRD / G5 / MB II
« on: August 20, 2011, 02:37:10 PM »