Recall - STARTRANS ( 20V237000 )

Improperly Assembled SeatBelt Retractors/FMVSS 209

An unsecured occupant has an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V237000 Manufacturer Forest River, Inc. Components SEAT BELTS Potential Number of Units Affected 2

Summary Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2020 StarTrans P/S2 ST93036 transit buses equipped with Freedman GO-ES foldaway seats. The seat belt retractor block out zone may have not been set correctly, potentially resulting in a seat belt that may not properly secure the occupant. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies."

Remedy Fores River will notify the vehicle owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the retractors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 7, 2020. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-800-348-7440 or Freedman Seating customer service at 1-800-443-4540. Forest River's number for this recall is 05-1158.


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