NHTSA Recalls Select Commercial Bus Models Because of Glass Issue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Micro Bird MBII, G5 and CT Series commercial buses over a potential glass issue.

The affected buses have T-slider window frames that may allow water to accumulate inside the frame. In freezing conditions, the water can freeze and put extra pressure on the window glass causing it to shatter, according to NHTSA.

Micro Bird plans to seal or replace the windows. The bus company is based in Quebec, Canada.

The supplier of windows is Lippert Components Canada.

“Lippert Components will provide a field modification instruction and part of the material to mitigate this recall at no charge,” according to NHTSA. “It will be the responsibility of the bus owners to execute the mitigation.

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