BLUE BIRD WANDERLODGE 1984: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Make : BLUE BIRD Model : WANDERLODGE Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1980-05-01 - 1986-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V032000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-07-22 Date Received by ODI: 1986-03-03 Date Added to Database: 1986-03-11
Manufacturers Involved: Blue Bird Body Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 430
Summary:
      IMPROPER ADJUSTMENT OF ENTRANCE DOOR CAUSES LATCH TO FAIL IN THE SECONDARY LATCHED POSITION. SUCH FAILURE PLACES THE MOTORHOME IN NONCOMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 206, DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF PRIMARY DOOR LATCH FAILS TO MAINTAIN THE DOOR CLOSED, THE FAILURE OF THE SECONDARY LATCH WILL ALLOW THE DOOR TO OPEN INADVERTENTLY POSING SOME DANGER TO ITS OCCUPANTS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS TO OWNERS FOR PROPER ADJUSTMENT AND IN SOME CASES PROVIDE NEW LATCHES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 206
Notes:
      SYSTEM: ENTRANCE DOOR/FMVSS 206.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORHOMES.