2016 VAN-CON 33803 DUAL REAR-WHEEL - STRUCTURE | STRUCTURE:BODY
Van-Con, Inc. (Van-Con) is recalling one 2016 33803 Dual Rear Wheel school bus. The roof panel seams were not correctly bonded and thus may separate in the event of a crash. As such, this vehicle fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 221, "School Bus Body Joint Strength."
HazardIf the roof panels separate in a crash, the occupants have an increased risk of injury.
Consumer ActionThe remedy for this recall is still under development. The purchaser of the affected bus is aware of the issue, therefore an owner notification letter will not be mailed. Owners may contact Van-Con customer service at 1-732-356-8484.