BLUE BIRD WANDERLODGE 1999: SUSPENSION

Make : BLUE BIRD Model : WANDERLODGE Year : 1999
Build Dates : 1996-05-01 - 1999-05-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V162000
Date Owner's Notified: 1999-07-28 Date Received by ODI: 1999-06-29 Date Added to Database: 1999-06-30
Manufacturers Involved: Blue Bird Body Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R99DA
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 204
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH RIDEWELL TAG AXLES. SOME OF THE RIDEWELL TAG AXLE AND SUSPENSION ASSEMBLIES HAVE THE BRAKE S-CAMS INCORRECTLY INSTALLED.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION COULD INCREASE THE STOPPING DISTANCE OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSPECTING THE BRAKE S-CAM AND IF FOUND INCORRECT, INSTRUCTIONS FOR CORRECTION OF THE S-CAM INSTALLATION.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 27, 1999.OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE INSPECTION AND CORRECTION INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BLUE BIRD AT 1-912-822-2242. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.