Make : FLEETWOOD Model : VISION Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-01-21 - 2013-02-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V110000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-04-24 Date Received by ODI: 2014-03-11 Date Added to Database: 2014-03-13
Manufacturers Involved: Blue Bird Body Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R14XC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 526
      Blue Bird Body Company "Blue Bird" is recalling certain model year 2014 Vision and All American school buses manufactured January 21, 2013, through February 28, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the joint between the rear wheelhousing and body gusset panel may have partially separated during manufacturing. Thus, these vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 221, "School Bus Body Joint Strength."
      A joint separation between the rear wheelhousing and body gusset panel may increase the risk the injury to bus occupants in the event of a crash.
      Blue Bird will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the joint connections and install a two part adhesive and mechanical fasteners, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on April 24, 2014. Owners may contact Blue Bird at 1-478-822-2242. Blue Bird's number for this recall is R14XC.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 221
      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.