BLUE BIRD BBCV 2018: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Make : BLUE BIRD Model : BBCV Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2016-08-11 - 2018-04-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V784000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-12-06 Date Received by ODI: 2018-11-06 Date Added to Database: 2018-11-09
Manufacturers Involved: Blue Bird Body Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R18ZO - NSB
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 52
Summary:
      Blue Bird Body Company "Blue Bird" is recalling certain 2017-2019 Blue Bird BBCV transit buses with Ford 6.8L Gen IV LPG, Gasoline, or CNG engines. The alternator cables may not be routed correctly and may contact and chafe against the air conditioning support bracket or a firewall reinforcement.
Consequence:
      A damaged alternator cable could result in an electrical short, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Blue Bird will notify owners, and dealers will verify that the air conditioning bracket and the alternator cables are properly installed, repairing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 6, 2018. Owners may contact Blue Bird customer service at 1-478-822-2242. Blue Bird's number for this recall is R18ZO-NSB.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.