Recall - MCI ( 20V242000 )

Seat Belts Do Not Extend/FMVSS 208, 209

Inability to use the seat belt may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V242000 Manufacturer Motor Coach Industries Components SEAT BELTS Potential Number of Units Affected 1,276

Summary

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain 2015-2016 D4000, 2015-2020 D4500 and D4505, 2016-2020 J4500, 2018 J3500, and 2017 D4005 buses. The seat belts may not extend from the retracted position, rendering the seat belt unusable. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection," and number 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies."

Remedy MCI will notify the affected owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the seat belts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 29, 2020. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947. MCI's number for this recall is SB 482.


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