NAVISTAR SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS 1979: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : NAVISTAR Model : SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-09-01 - 1992-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V020000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-03-20 Date Received by ODI: 1992-02-18 Date Added to Database: 1992-02-26
Manufacturers Involved: INTERNATIONAL TRUCK & ENGINE CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11346
Summary:
      THE SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS FAILED THE FMVSS 301 CRASH BARRIER TEST WHEN A RETURN FUEL HOSE WAS SEVERED, RESULTING IN A FUEL LOSS GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT ALLOWED BY THE STANDARD.
Consequence:
      THE SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OFFMVSS 301. ALSO, SPILLED FUEL CAN RESULT IN A FIRE WHEN EXPOSED TO A SOURCEOF IGNITION.
Remedy:
      LENGTHEN AND REROUTE THE FUEL RETURN HOSE.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL TANK; FMVSS 301.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS WITH 35 GALLON FUEL TANK / CAGE SYSTEM.MODEL NUMBERS 1753, 1853, 3600, 3700, 3800, 3900FC.