Millennium Transit R80thn Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on R80thn vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-09-24 due to a problem with the interior lighting. Since 2006, R80thn's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the gear box (other than rack and pinion). See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Millennium Transit 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 Millennium Transit R80thn
|2009-09-24||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-09-24)|
|Recall Summary:||MILLENNIUM TRANSIT SERVICES IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 AND 2007 TRANSIT BUSES, MODEL R80THN, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MARCH 2006 AND DECEMBER 2008, EQUIPPED WITH LUMINATOR HORIZON LED SIDE DESTINATION SIGNS. THE CONNECTOR BOARD CAN CORRODE DUE TO AN ACCUMULATION OF MOISTURE UNDER THE CONNECTOR.|
|Hazard:||A SHORT COULD OCCUR, POSSIBLY CAUSING SMOKE AND FIRE.|
|Remedy:||MILLENNIUM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ONSEPTEMBER 30, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MILLENNIUM AT 1-575-347-7534.|
|Additional Info:||MILLENNIUM'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 09-001.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 .|
|2008-03-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-03-25)|
|Recall Summary:||MILLENNIUM TRANSIT IS RECALLING 23 MY 2006 R80THN TRANSIT BUSES. THE STEERING MITER BOX BRACKET IS MOUNTED ON A STRUCTURAL BEAM BELOW THE DRIVER AND HOLDS THE MITER GEAR WHICH CONNECTS THE STEERING COLUMN TO THE STEERING SHAFT AND STEERING GEAR.|
|Hazard:||SHOULD THERE BE A FAILURE OF THE WELDS HOLDING THIS BRACKET TOGETHER, THE RESULT WOULD BE A LOSS OF STEERING OR CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL SHIP REPLACEMENT PART BRACKETS ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 4, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MILLENNIUM TRANSIT AT 1-575-347-7534.|
|Additional Info:||MILENNIUM TRANSIT RECALL NO. 08-001.CUSTOMERS 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.|
Additional Millennium Transit ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.