BLUE BIRD VISION 2009: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : BLUE BIRD Model : VISION Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-05-13 - 2009-05-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V214000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-07-30 Date Received by ODI: 2009-06-11 Date Added to Database: 2009-06-11
Manufacturers Involved: Blue Bird Body Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R09PG
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 377
Summary:
      BLUE BIRD IS RECALLING 377 MODEL YEAR 2009 AND 2010 VISION CONVENTIONAL SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 13, 2008 THROUGH MAY 17, 2009, EQUIPPED WITH PROPANE ENGINES. THE POWER STEERING RETURN HOSE MAY LEAK AND/OR FAIL RESULTING IN LOSS OF HYDRAULIC STEERING ASSIST.
Consequence:
      LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 30, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BLUE BIRD AT 1-478-422-2242.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      BLUE BIRD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. R09PG.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .