Recalled:2001 American Transportation Corporation AmTran IC

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released a list of auto safety recalls announced in November and December 2000 and urged consumers to have the problems fixed promptlyAmerican Transportation Corporation

Models: AmTran IC Year: 2001

Number Involved: 768

Dates of Manufacture: March - October 2000

Defect: Certain school buses were built using the wrong hardware to secure the driver's seat to the driver's platform. The seat could become loose and separate. This could result in the driver losing control of the bus, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy: Owners will be provided with a kit which contains instructions and new hardware. The repair procedure will require adding additional mounting hardware to secure the seat to the platform. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Dec. 27, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact AmTran at 1-800-843-5615. [NHTSA Recall No. 00V420/AmTran Recall No. 00-305]

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