SPARTAN SB 2013: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
|Make : SPARTAN||Model : SB||Year : 2013|
|Build Dates : 2011-04-21 - 2015-02-26|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V170000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2015-12-02||Date Received by ODI: 2015-03-24||Date Added to Database: 2015-03-24|
|Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15006|
|Component: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 292|
Spartan Motors, Inc. "Spartan" is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 School Bus chassis manufactured April 21, 2011, to February 26, 2015. The fuel/water separator heater terminals and connectors may melt and allow air into the fuel system resulting in an engine stall. Additionally, heat from the terminals may ignite the connector, harness, and other materials.
An engine stall increases the risk of a crash. Overheated terminals may result in a vehicle fire.
A bracket that will secure the harness to the heated fuel water separator will be supplied, and installed. Additionally, a new filter head assembly and connecting harness will be supplied. All of which will be supplied free of charge. This recall began on December 2, 2015. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-517-543-6400. Spartan's number for this recall is 15006.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.