NABI 40LFW 2004: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID

Make : NABI Model : 40LFW Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-09-01 - 2004-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V474000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-03-20 Date Received by ODI: 2004-10-01 Date Added to Database: 2004-09-30
Manufacturers Involved: NABI Bus, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20043
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 690
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN 40' AND 60' TRANSIT BUSES, THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES POWER TO THE RADIATOR COOLING FAN AND POWER STEERING SYSTEM IS SUBJECT TO BECOMING UNSTABLE.
Consequence:
      WHEN THIS OCCURS, THE DRIVER WILL BE SUBJECTED TO HARD TURNING OF THE STEERING WHEEL AND LOSS OF POWER ASSIST IN THE STEERING SYSTEM, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      NABI IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND EATON CORPORATION WILL PERFORM THE REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. EATON WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM. THE RECALL BEGAN MARCH 20, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT EATON AT 952-967-7168 OR NABI AT 1-888-424-5844.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      NABI RECALL NO. 20043.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.