2018 MICRO BIRD T-SERIES - SEAT BELTS | SEATS
Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain 2015-2018 T-Series transit buses. These vehicles are equipped with at least one three-place seat that has Type 1 (lap belt) seat belts. In the event of a crash, the seats or seat belt attachments may not remain secured to the floor. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages," and number 207, "Seating Systems."
HazardIf the seat or seat belt attachments fail in the event of a crash, the seat occupants have an increased risk of injury.
Consumer ActionMicro Bird will notify owners, and dealers will install a modification kit to keep the seat and seat belt assembly anchored, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 2, 2018. Owners may contact Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 18-073-TUS.