Recall - TRANS TECH ( 20V196000 )

Delay In Seatbelt-Unfastened Telltale/FMVSS 208

Without the seatbelt warning reminder, the driver may forget to fasten the seat belt, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V196000 Manufacturer Trans Tech Bus Components SEAT BELTS, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Potential Number of Units Affected 446

Summary Trans Tech Bus (Trans Tech) is recalling certain 2020 Roadstar, ST Aero and SST buses built on 2019 Chevrolet Express cutaway chassis. The specific models are AC139SSSA409,AC139SSSP500, CC139DMSA409, CC139DMSA500, CC139DMSP500, CC159DMSA509, CC159DMSA600,EC139DBSP400, SC139DSFP500, SC139DSSA409, SC139DSSA500, SC139DSSP500,SC159DSFP600, SC159DSSA509, SC159DSSA600, SC159DSSA603, SC159DSSP600, and SC177DSSA603. The seatbelt-unfastened warning light will not illuminate for approximately five seconds after the ignition is moved to the "on" or "start" position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy Trans Tech will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument panel cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 15, 2020. Owners may contact Trans Tech customer service at 1-845-988-2333.