2019 IC BUS CE - STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT
Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain 2018-2019 IC Bus CE and 2019 IC Bus RE school buses. The release mechanism on the emergency windows may be difficult to open in an emergency situation. 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 extra force is needed to pull the release handle, exit of the vehicle may be hindered, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an emergency.
Consumer ActionNavistar will notify owners, and dealers will apply dry lubricant to the latch assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 13, 2018. Owners may contact Navistar customer service at 1-800-448-7825. Navistar's number for this recall is 18508.