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1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II

1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II Recall Title: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II Recall Date: 1996-09-09

1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II NHTSA Recall Campaign Number: 96V162001

1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II Recall Manufacturer: CARPENTER INDUSTRIES, INC.

1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II Recall Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II Recall - Potential Number of Units Affected: 28

1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II Recall Overview: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES BUILT ON GM P3 CUTAWAY CHASSIS. THE SCHOOL BUS, WHEN TESTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH FMVSS NO. 301, EXCEEDED THE ALLOWABLE FUEL SPILLAGE AS SPECIFIED BY THE STANDARD. THE FUEL TANK WAS PUNCTURED AS A RESULT OF THE IMPACT OF THE MOVING BARRIER.

Just What Is a Car Recall? Car Safety Recall Definition - A safety recall is an automotive manufacturer's way of notifying vehicle customers that their product has a flaw. The automobile problem is serious enough that if you do not correct the flaw your and/or your passengers' safety could be at risk. Generally recalls are initiated by the US Government, but sometimes individual car manufacturers will pre-emptively initiate a recall.

Where Do I Find My VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)? Look on the lower left of your car’s windshield for your 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your VIN is also located on your car’s registration card, and it may be shown on your insurance card.

Auto Tip - How Do I Find Out If My Vehicle Has A Recall? ==> An easy way to determine if you have an active car recall is to just enter your VIN number at the top of this page and CarFax will report if there are any issues at all with your vehicle. The CarFax Report image looks like this:

1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II Recall Remedy: GENERAL MOTORS IS WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH CARPENTER IN PROVIDING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY CAMPAIGN FOR THIS RECALL. DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW SHIELDING FOR THE FUEL TANK, NEW FILL PIPE AND VENT HOSES, AND IF REQUIRED, ADD ADDITIONAL ATTACHMENTS TO SECURE THE SCHOOL BUS BODY TO THE CHASSIS.

1996 CROWN COACH CLASSMATE II Recall Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 1996. NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CARPENTER AT 1-317-965-4000 OR GENERAL MOTORS AT 1-800-462-8782.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.