BLUE BIRD MINI BIRD WIDE BODY 1987: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Make : BLUE BIRD Model : MINI BIRD WIDE BODY Year : 1987
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 93V136000
Date Owner's Notified: 1993-10-20 Date Received by ODI: 1993-08-10 Date Added to Database: 1993-09-01
Manufacturers Involved: Blue Bird Body Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2000
Summary:
      THE FRONT DOOR CONTROL LATCH SYSTEM FAILS DUE TO BREAKAGE OF THE LATCH PIN.
Consequence:
      IF THE FAILURE OCCURS, THE FRONT DOOR CANNOT BE OPENED,ENTRAPPING THE PASSENGERS IN THE BUS AND IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY, PASSENGERSCOULD NOT USE THE FRONT DOOR TO EXIT THE BUS.
Remedy:
      THE LOCK PIN WILL BE REPLACED ON THESE VEHICLES. OWNERS CAN OBTAIN A MODIFICATION KIT FROM BLUE BIRD OR IF THEY PREFER, A DEALER WILL PERFORM THE REMEDY FOR THEM.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: STRUCTURE: DOOR ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT AND SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRIC VANDAL DOORLOCKS, OPTION 0215.