Cracks in Seat Frame, Support Pedestal Prompt Prevost Bus Recall

Cracks in Seat Frame, Support Pedestal Prompt Prevost Bus Recall
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March 28, 2016

A bus manufacturer has announced a recall for vehicles with potentially dangerous seats.

Prevost is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 X3-45 buses equipped with American Seating sliding passenger seats. The sliding seats on the affected vehicles may experience cracks between the seat frame and the support pedestal.

A crack in the seat attachment could compromise the structural integrity of the seat, increasing the risk of passenger injury in the event of a crash.

About 240 buses contain potentially defective seats, according to the company.

Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sliding seats, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, April 20, 2016.

Owners with questions about this recall can contact Prevost customer service at (418) 883-3391.