2021 MICRO BIRD G5 - STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT
Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain 2004-2021 T-Series, G5, and MBII school buses. The emergency door retaining device may fail to keep the door in an open position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 217, "Bus Emergency Exits and Window Retention and Release."
HazardIf the emergency door won't stay open during an evacuation it can increase the risk of injury.
Consumer ActionMicro Bird will notify owners, and dealers will install a kit to repair the emergency door retaining device, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 17, 2020. Owners may contact Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 20-084-RUS.