Girardin School Bus Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on School Bus vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2002-01-02 due to a problem with the seats. Approximately 393 vehicles were involved. Since 1998, School Bus's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the exterior. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Girardin 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 Girardin School Bus
|2002-01-02||(Published by NHTSA on 2002-01-02)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN MINI SCHOOL BUSES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 222, "SCHOOL BUS PASSENGER SEATING AND CRASH PROTECTION." THE FOAM ON THE SEATS AND BARRIERS DO NOT ABSORB ENOUGH IMPACT ENERGY TO MEET THE STANDARD.|
|Hazard:||IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY PROTECTED.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL PIECE OF FOAM BETWEEN THE STEEL BACK REST AND THE EXISTING FOAM. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 2002. 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 GIRARDIN AT 1-819-477-8222.|
|Additional Info:||GIRARDIN'S RECALL NUMBER IS 01-003-SF.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
|2001-04-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2001-04-27)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH ROSCO CROSS OVER MIRRORS. THE POSITION OF THE DRIVER'S REAR VIEW MIRROR DOES NOT ALLOW COMPLETE VISIBILITY OF PEDESTRIANS AS REQUIRED UNDER FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 111, "REARVIEW MIRRORS."|
|Hazard:||A PEDESTRIAN COULD BE INJURED OR KILLED IF THE DRIVER OF THE SCHOOL BUS CANNOT SEE THEM.|
|Remedy:||GIRARDIN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE A RETROFIT KIT FREE OF CHARGE AND INSTRUCTIONS THAT WILL EXTEND THE RIGHT HAND MIRROR BY 4 INCHES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE RETROFIT KIT AND INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GIRARDIN AT 1-819-477-8222.|
|Additional Info:||GIRARDIN'S RECALL NUMBER IS 01-002-CM.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.