OBS, Inc. (OBS) is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet CG33803 vehicles manufactured January 6, 2012, to January 9, 2013, 2007 Collins Midstar 20IS vehicles manufactured March 10, 2007, to August 27, 2007, Blue Bird A3FE2803a vehicles manufactured September 25, 2006, to March 23, 2007, and 2010 Blue Bird BBCV3011s vehicles manufactured May 10, 2009, to November 4, 2009, equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation. The platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack.
If the platform side plates crack, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle''s lift door. When the doors are opened, the platform may fall out, increasing the risk of injury to the lift operator.
OBS will notify owners to take buses to a Ricon dealer or service center who will inspect and install supplemental platform support bumpers. Any platform that has already started cracking will be replaced, free of charge. Owners may contact OBS customer service at 1-330-453-3725. OBS'' number for this recall is OBS # 01-15.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Recall Manufacture Dates
2012-01-06 - 2013-01-09