BLUE BIRD VISION 2009: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : BLUE BIRD Model : VISION Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2007-03-27 - 2009-06-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V284000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-08-11 Date Received by ODI: 2009-07-23 Date Added to Database: 2009-07-23
Manufacturers Involved: Blue Bird Body Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R09PH
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7772
Summary:
      BLUE BIRD IS RECALLING 7,772 MODEL YEAR 2008 THROUGH 2010 VISION SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 27, 2007 THROUGH JUNE 10, 2009. THE LID GASKET ON THE POWER STEERING RESERVOIR MAY DETERIORATE AND CONTAMINATE THE POWER STEERING FLUID WHICH COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF POWER 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 CAMPAIGN BEGAN ON AUGUST 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BLUE BIRD AT 1-478-822-2242.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      BLUE BIRD RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. R09PH.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 .