Make : EAGLE Model : VISION Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2012-06-09 - 2014-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V136000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-04-02 Date Received by ODI: 2015-03-10 Date Added to Database: 2015-03-10
Manufacturers Involved: Blue Bird Body Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R15YC - SB
Component: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1344
      Blue Bird Body Company "Blue Bird" is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 All American A3FE, A3RE, T3FE, T3RE, and D3RE school buses manufactured June 28, 2012, to September 25, 2014, and 2013-2016 Vision BBCV school buses manufactured June 9, 2012, to September 30, 2014. Incorrect fasteners may have been used to secure the seat gusset reinforcement to the side wall resulting in the seat belts being improperly anchored. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" No. 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
      If the seat belts are improperly anchored, there is an increased risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
      Blue Bird will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the the seat gusset reinforcement mounting fasteners, and will install an additional gusset reinforcement bracket, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on April 2, 2015. Owners may contact Blue Bird customer service at 1-478-822-2242. Blue Birds number for this recall is R15YC-SB.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 210
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.