OPTIMA OPUS 29 2002: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

Make : OPTIMA Model : OPUS 29 Year : 2002
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V358000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-08-24 Date Received by ODI: 2005-08-15 Date Added to Database: 2005-08-15
Manufacturers Involved: OPTIMA BUS CORP
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SAF05008
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 49
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE HYDRAULIC LINE COMING FROM THE RADIATOR FAN MOTOR TO THE CAC MOTOR IS RUBBING ON THE CHASSIS.
Consequence:
      THIS RUBBING MAY CAUSE THE HYDRAULIC LINE TO BE RUBBED THROUGH RESULTING IN A LEAK AND A LOSS OF HYDRAULIC FLUID. THIS FLUID COULD IGNITE IF IT COMES IN CONTACT WITH A HOT SOURCE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A P-CLAMP ON THE RADIATOR MOTOR SUPPORT BRACKET THAT HOLDS AND SECURES THE HOSE AWAY FROM THE CHASSIS ELIMINATING THE POSSIBILITY OF CHAFFING. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 24, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT OPTIMA AT 1-888-391-1777.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236; 'TTY: 1-800-424-9153'; OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.