Carpenter Classic Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Classic vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2000-08-07 due to a problem with the seats. Approximately 3205 vehicles were involved. Since 1991, Classic's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the frame and members. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Carpenter 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 Carpenter Classic
|2000-08-07||(Published by NHTSA on 2000-08-07)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES. ADDITIONAL REINFORCEMENT BARS WERE INSTALLED WHILE PERFORMING A PREVIOUS SEAT RECALL (98V-238). THESE BARS WERE INSTALLED INTO THE PROTECTION ZONE ON THE BACK OF THE SEATS.|
|Hazard:||IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY PROTECTED AND PERSONAL INJURY COULD OCCUR.|
|Remedy:||CARPENTER HAS GONE OUT OF BUSINESS. DEALERS WERE TO REMOVE THE ADDITIONAL STEEL REINFORCEMENT.|
|Additional Info:||OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 4, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CARPENTER AT1-765-965-4000.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
|2000-02-02||(Published by NHTSA on 2000-02-02)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUS WITH SIDE EMERGENCY DOORS. THE BODY SIDE POSTS FOR THE EMERGENCY DOOR CAN CRACK.|
|Hazard:||THE EMERGENCY DOOR MAY NOT LATCH PROPERLY, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO AN OCCUPANT.|
|Remedy:||CARPENTER HAS GONE OUT OF BUSINESS. OWNERS WERE TO BE PROVIDED WITH FREE PARTS, REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS, AND REIMBURSED FOR THE LABOR INVOLVED.|
|Additional Info:||OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 1, 2000. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REPAIR PARTS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACTCARPENTER AT1-765-965-4000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.