COLLINS SUPER BANTAM 2008: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER

Make : COLLINS Model : SUPER BANTAM Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2006-08-23 - 2011-08-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V502000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-11-11 Date Received by ODI: 2011-10-14 Date Added to Database: 2011-10-18
Manufacturers Involved: Collins Bus Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11
Summary:
      COLLINS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2008 BANTAM, GRAND BANTAM, AND SUPER BANTAM SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 23, 2006, THROUGH FEBRUARY 1, 2008, EQUIPPED WITH CARRIER GENV EM-1 EVAPORATOR UNITS. DUE TO TIME, TEMPERATURE, AND/OR VIBRATION, THE FUSE MAY LOOSEN IN THE FUSE HOLDER RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE AND ARCING.
Consequence:
      IF SUFFICIENT ARCING OCCURS, THE FUSE HOLDER MAY MELT, AND A VEHICLE FIRE MAY OCCUR.
Remedy:
      COLLINS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO OBTAIN THE RETROFIT KIT FROM CARRIER ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 11, 2011. "SEE CARRIER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN 11E-003." OWNERS MAY CONTACT CARRIER AT 1-800-793-4741 OR COLLINS AT 1- 1-620-662-9000.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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 .