FLEETWOOD VISION 2014: PARKING BRAKE
|Make : FLEETWOOD||Model : VISION||Year : 2014|
|Build Dates : 2013-09-24 - 2013-12-06|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V643000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2013-12-31||Date Received by ODI: 2013-12-24||Date Added to Database: 2013-12-26|
|Manufacturers Involved: Blue Bird Body Company|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: R13WT|
|Component: PARKING BRAKE|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 217|
Blue Bird Corporation is recalling certain 2014-2015 model year All American and Vision school buses manufactured from September 24, 2013, through December 6, 2013. In the affected vehicles, a component within the hydraulic park brake pedal arm may not have been properly heat treated and may fracture causing the parking brake to release without warning.
If the park brake pedal arm fractures, the bus may unexpectedly roll increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.
Blue Bird has notified owners and dealers will install a new parking brake assembly, free of charge. The recall began on December 31, 2013. Owners may contact Blue Bird at 1-478-822-2242. Blue Bird's number for this recall is R13WT.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.