OPTIMA OPUS 29 2005: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Make : OPTIMA Model : OPUS 29 Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-01-01 - 2005-07-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V405000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2005-09-13 Date Added to Database: 2005-09-16
Manufacturers Involved: OPTIMA BUS CORP
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SAF05009
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 167
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRANSIT VEHICLES AND TROLLEYS EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ISB-02 DIESEL ENGINES BUILT WITH EMC CONTROLLED FUEL LIFT PUMPS. ERRATIC VOLTAGE SUPPLY TO THE FUEL LIFT PUMP CAUSES PREMATURE ELECTRIC BRUSH WEAR INTERNAL TO THE FUEL LIFT PUMP. THIS PREMATURE WEAR COULD RESULT IN FUEL LIFT PUMP FAILURE AND IN SOME CASES MAY CAUSE AN ENGINE STALL CONDITION.
Consequence:
      SHOULD THE ENGINE STALL, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Remedy:
      CUMMINS, IN CONJUNCTION WITH OPTIMA BUS, WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE ENGINES BY EMC RECALIBRATION AND REPLACEMENT OF THE FUEL LIFT PUMP AT NO CHARGE TO THE CUSTOMER. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-DIESELS OR OPTIMA BUS AT 1-316-779-7700.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OPTIMA BUS RECALL NO. SAF05009.CUSTOMERS MAY 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.