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Arboc Spirit Of Mobility Recalls

There have been 5 recalls on Spirit Of Mobility vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-12-19 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-01-01, was due to a problem with the electrical system. Since 2009, Spirit Of Mobility's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the seats, roof and pillars. 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.

Recalled Arboc Spirit Of Mobility vehicles

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2014-12-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-01-01)
Recall Summary: ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC (ARBOC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Spirit of Mobility, and Spirit of Freedom transit buses manufactured July 1, 2014, to December 12, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the exterior electrical connections for the side marker lights may not be weatherized.
Hazard: Exposed electrical connections may short, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: ARBOC will notify owners, and dealers will install heat shrink to weatherize the connections, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 9, 2015. Owners may contact ARBOC customer service at 1-866-953-5555. ARBOC's number for this recall is RC056301.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V805000
   
2014-12-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-12-23)
Recall Summary: ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC (ARBOC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Spirit of Mobility transit buses manufactured June 23, 2014, to November 21, 2014. The affected vehicles were manufactured with driver side transition windows that were not safety stamped. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 205 "Glazing Materials."
Hazard: A broken window can create glass shards, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Remedy: ARBOC will notify owners, and dealers will replace the window, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 23, 2014. Owners may contact ARBOC customer service at 1-574-825-1720. ARBOC's number for this recall is TSB1415.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V783000
   
2014-10-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-12-09)
Recall Summary: ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC (ARBOC) is recalling certain model year 2009-2014 Spirit of Mobility transit buses, models 191WB and 210WB, and Spirit of Freedom transit buses, models 191WB and 210WB, manufactured September 24, 2008, to March 27, 2014. The affected vehicles were built with an undersized wire to the fuel pump supply circuit.
Hazard: The undersized wire may cause the fuel pump to not function, resulting in a vehicle stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: ARBOC will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected harness, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2014. Owners may contact ARBOC customer service at 1-866-953-5555. ARBOC's number for this recall is TSB1401.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V661000
   
2013-01-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-01-07)
Recall Summary: ARBOC specialty vehicles, LLC (ARBOC) is recalling certain model year 2012 Spirit of Mobility buses, models 21-G, 23-G, 23-D, 26-G, 26S-DC, 26-D, 28-G and 28-GC, manufactured from May 14, 2012, through September 26, 2012. The passenger seat base rear bolts may be missing their reinforcement plates.
Hazard: In the event of an accident, inadequate reinforcement of the passenger seat may result in the seats ripping from the floor, increasing the risk of injury to the vehicle occupants.
Remedy: ARBOC will will notify owners, and dealers will repair the affected seat bases, free of charge. This recall ibegan on January 14, 2013. Owners may contact ARBOC at 1-575-825-4880.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V004000
   
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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V248000
   
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