Arboc Freedom Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Freedom vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-06-04 due to a problem with the roof and pillars. Since 2011, Freedom's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Arboc Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Arboc Freedom
|2012-06-04||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-06-04)|
|Recall Summary:||ARBOC SPECIALTY VEHICLES, LLC (ARBOC) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 AND 2012 SPIRIT OF MOBILITY AND FREEDOM TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 1, 2011, THROUGH MARCH 25, 2012, EQUIPPED WITH PROLO ROOF ESCAPE HATCHES. INCREASED FRICTION BETWEEN THE REAR PLATE ASSEMBLIES, P/NO. 009327, AND THE NYLON REAR POP-UP SUPPORT, P/NO. 008956, MAY RESULT IN AN OPENING FORCE OF THE PROLO ROOF HATCHES THAT EXCEEDS FEDERAL STANDARD REQUIREMENTS. THUS, THESE HATCHES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 217, "BUS EMERGENCY EXITS AND WINDOW RETENTION AND RELEASE."|
|Hazard:||IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, EGRESS OF THE BUS MAY BE HINDERED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.|
|Remedy:||ARBOC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS. SPECIALTY MANUFACTURING, INC. WILL PROVIDE SERVICE KITS ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS TO DEALERS AND OWNERS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 27, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ARBOC AT 1-574-825-1720 OR SMI AT 1-800-951-7867.|
|Additional Info:||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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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.