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Goshen G Force Recalls

There have been 5 recalls on G Force vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-11-12 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-12-02, was due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Approximately 1345 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, G Force's have experienced approximately 8 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the seats, webbing, electrical, equipment and air conditioner. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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2015-11-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-12-02)
Recall Summary: Goshen Coach (Goshen) is recalling certain modle year 2006-2015 Pacer, Pacer LS, Pacer LTD, GCII, Impulse, Connection, Commander, G-Force, G-Force Access, G-Force LTD, Sentinel, Sentinel UC, and Mainstream Low Floor buses manufactured January 1, 2006, to October 19, 2015, and equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by Ricon. The affected lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.
Hazard: If the bearings move out of position, the stowed platform may have excessive movement resulting in failure of the platform mounting. This failure could cause the wheel chair lift platform to fall out of the vehicle when the doors are opened, increasing the risk of injury for the lift operator.
Remedy: Goshen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the link arms for damage or for displaced bearings. The platform will be inspected for cracks. Any damaged parts will be replaced, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Goshen customer service at 1-574-970-6300, or Ricon Customer Service at 1-800-322-2884. Note: These vehicles and wheelchair lifts were subject to a similar recall in 2014. All vehicles that received that recall remedy are still affected by this recall as well.
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=15V748000
   
2015-08-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-09-01)
Recall Summary: Goshen Coach (Goshen) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Pacer, Pacer LS, PacerLTD, GCII, Impulse, Connection, Commander, G-Force, G-Force Access, G-FforceLTD, Sentinel, Sentinel UC, Mainstream Low Floor vehicles manufactured July 1, 2014, to July 27, 2015. The driver and passenger seat mounting space not have been properly tightened. The bolts can come loose and cause the seat to move if involved in a crash. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 207, "Seating Systems."
Hazard: The failure of the seat to stay in place in the event of a crash increases the risk of injury to the occupant in that seat.
Remedy: Goshen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and re-tighten the bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early September, 2015. Owners may contact Goshen customer service at 1-574-970-6300.
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=15V503000
   
2015-06-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-07-14)
Recall Summary: Goshen Coach (Goshen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Pacer, Pacer LS, Pacer LTD, GCII, Impulse, Connection, Commander, G-Force, G-Force Access, G-Force LTD, Sentinel, Sentinel UC, and Mainstream Low Floor buses manufactured August 26, 2013, to June 18, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the passenger seat belts may rub against the metal seat frame and fray. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies."
Hazard: A frayed seat belt fray may fail to properly restrain the seat occupant in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy: Goshen will notify owners, and dealers will install a plastic sleeve over the metal seat frame, and replace any seat belts that show evidence of fraying, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2015. Owners may contact Goshen customer service at 1-877-734-4943.
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=15V413000
   
2014-10-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-12-02)
Recall Summary: Goshen Coach (Goshen) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 G-Force, 2006-2007 Sentry, and 2006-2014 GCII, Pacer, and Sentinel buses equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation. The platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack.
Hazard: If the platform side plates crack, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. When the doors are opened, the platform may fall out, increasing the risk of injury to the lift operator.
Remedy: Goshen will notify owners, and Ricon will supply supplemental platform support bumpers. Any platform that has already started cracking will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2014. Owners may contact Goshen customer service at 1-574-206-7004 or Ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884.
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=14V637000
   
2013-09-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-09-24)
Recall Summary: Goshen Coach is recalling certain model year 2009 and 2010 GC II, Pacer II, Sentinel, G-Force, and Wolverine buses manufactured from August 3, 2009, through May 24, 2010, equipped with A&M Systems door headers containing model 3230 circuit boards. Voltage spikes may damage electrical components and electrical circuits, causing the circuit board to develop high resistance.
Hazard: High resistance may cause the board to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: Goshen Coach will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the door header and replace any defective circuit board, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification date. Owners may contact Goshen Coach at 1-574-970-6300.
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=13V410000
   
2013-01-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-01-14)
Recall Summary: Goshen Coach is recalling certain buses as follows: GC II, model years 2006-2012; GCII-550, model years 2007-2009; G-Force, model years 2011-2012; Pacer, model years 2006-2012; Pacer LS, model years 2008, 2010, and 2013; Pacer LTD, model year 2012; and Sentinel, model year 2011. The buses are equipped with a Ricon manufactured wheelchair lift which has an optional armored pendant cable. The cable may have been installed such that it doesn't clear the wheelchair lift and without a protective cover, or a misinstalled protective cover.
Hazard: The cable may contact the power lug at the base of the wheel chair lift causing a short circuit that could result in a fire.
Remedy: Goshen Coach is working with Ricon to notify owners. Ricon will provide a supplemental cover kit with instructions, free of charge. Owners may contact Goshen Coach at 1-574-970-6300 or Ricon at 1-818-267-3000.
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=13V008000
   
2012-05-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-05-04)
Recall Summary: GOSHEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2011 TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH BRAUN CENTURY-2 AND VISTA-2 WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. OVER TIME AND WITH FREQUENT USE, THE ROLL STOP LATCHES ON THE OUTER BARRIER MAY BECOME BENT OR MISALIGNED.
Hazard: A WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT MAY DEFEAT OR RIDE OVER THE INSUFFICIENTLY LATCHED ROLL STOP. IF THIS OCCURS WHEN THE LIFT PLATFORM IS IN AN ELEVATED POSITION, THE WHEELCHAIRÂżS OCCUPANT COULD FALL AND SUSTAIN INJURY.
Remedy: GOSHEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY AUTHORIZED BRAUN DEALERS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN DURING MAY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GOSHEN AT 1-574-970-6300.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY 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=12V199000
   
2011-02-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-02-24)
Recall Summary: GOSHEN COACH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2011 BUSES EQUIPPED WITH CARRIER GENV EM-1 EVAPORATOR UNITS. DUE TO TIME, TEMPERATURE, AND/OR VIBRATION, THE FUSE MAY LOOSEN IN THE FUSE HOLDER RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE AND ARCING.
Hazard: IF SUFFICIENT ARCING OCCURS, THE FUSE HOLDER MAY MELT, AND MAY BE ACCOMPANIED BY FLAME, SMOKE AND POTENTIAL FIRE.
Remedy: GOSHEN COACH WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO OBTAIN THE RETROFIT KIT FROM CARRIER ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 7, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CARRIER'S HOTLINE AT 1-800-793-4741.
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=11V123000
   
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