2017 MICRO BIRD G5 - STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain 2006-2017 G5 school buses with an unloaded weight more than 10,013 pounds. In a rollover, the roof may crush excessively. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 220, "School Bus Rollover Protection."

  • Hazard
    If roof crushes more than the rollover standards allow for the weight and configuration of the bus, the occupants have a greater risk of injury in the event of a rollover crash.
  • Consumer Action
    Micro Bird will notify owners, and dealers will modify the buses to prevent the roof from crushing excessively in a rollover, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 29, 2018. For more information, owners may contact Micro Bird at 1-819-475-9633. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 17-072-GUS.
 
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