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Micro Bird G5 Recalls

There have been 16 recalls on G5 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-09-12 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-09-27, was due to a problem with the seats. Since 2003, G5's have experienced approximately 27 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the emergency exit, school bus stop arm assembly, wheels, lugs/nuts/bolts and equipment adaptive. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Micro Bird Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Micro Bird G5 vehicles

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2017-09-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-09-27)
Recall Summary: Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain 2016 G5 school buses, equipped with CE White QS11 Series Convertible School Bus Seats. These seats were manufactured with integral D-Ring mounting studs that may have inadequate padding between the occupant and the D-ring mounting stud.
Hazard: In the event of a rear end collision, the seat occupant's head may contact the D-ring mounting stud, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy: Micro Bird will notify owners, and the seat manufacturer will provide a remedy kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 2, 2017. Owners may contact the seat manufacturer at 1-419-492-2157 extension 243 or Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 17-071-CUS.
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=17V558000
   
2017-04-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-04-22)
Recall Summary: Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain 2016-2017 G5 school buses, equipped with certain Generation 4 Propane Conversion Kits. The fuel control valve solenoid may short circuit, shutting off the flow of propane to the engine, causing the engine to shut off.
Hazard: An engine stall while driving increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Micro Bird will notify owners, and Roush CleanTech dealers will replace the defective fuel control valve solenoid coils, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 28, 2017. Owners may contact Micro Bird customer service 1-819-477-2012, or Roush CleanTech at 1-800-597-6874. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 17-069-CUS.
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=17V234000
   
2016-06-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-07-12)
Recall Summary: Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 MBII, G5, and CT-Series commercial buses manufactured August 21, 2015, to June 2, 2016. The affected buses have T-Slider window frames that may allow water to accumulate inside the frame. In freezing conditions, the accumulated water can freeze, expand and put extra pressure on the window glass causing it to shatter.
Hazard: Shattered window glass may increase the risk of injury to the bus occupants.
Remedy: Micro Bird will notify owners, and dealers will seal or replace the windows, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during July 2016. Owners may contact Lippert Window customer service at 1-450-378-6722 or Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 16-066-LUC.
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=16V434000
   
2015-12-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-14)
Recall Summary: Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain model year 2015 MBII and G5 school buses manufactured between May 1, 2015, and December 18, 2015, equipped with Transpec stop arms, part numbers T6000-, T6100-, and T7000-. The STOP decal may peel off the plastic blade of the stop arm. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 131, "School Bus Pedestrian Safety Devices."
Hazard: Absence of the reflective decal would reduce visibility to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Micro Bird will notify owners and recall repair kits will be available free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 18, 2016. Owners may contact Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012.
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=15V886000
   
2015-12-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-14)
Recall Summary: Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 MBII and G5 transit buses manufactured September 5, 2014, to November 24, 2015. The affected vehicles may have a camber caster kit bolt that was insufficiently torqued, causing the bolt to come loose.
Hazard: An insufficiently torqued bolt may become loose and fall out causing vehicle misalignment. Loss of vehicle control is possible, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Micro Bird will notify owners, and dealers correct the torque, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 29, 2016. Owners may contact Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 15-065-AUC.
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=15V884000
   
2015-12-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-14)
Recall Summary: Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 MBII and G5 school buses manufactured May 21, 2014, to November 24, 2015. The affected vehicles may have a camber caster kit bolt that was insufficiently torqued, causing the bolt to come loose.
Hazard: An insufficiently torqued bolt may become loose and fall out causing vehicle misalignment. Loss of vehicle control is possible, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Micro Bird will notify owners, and dealers will correct the torque, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 29, 2016. Owners may contact Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 10-065-AUS.
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=15V883000
   
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