RECALL R19ZU, Hydraulic Parking Brake Cable Retention - 2019 Blue Bird All American & Vision Transit Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V881
Manufacturer Blue Bird Body Company
Components PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Units Affected 4

 

Parking Brake Cable May Disengage/FMVSS 105

Unintended movement can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2019 Blue Bird All American and Vision transit buses. The parking brake cable may disengage from the foot pedal assembly, possibly allowing the bus to unintentionally move. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, "Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems."

 

Remedy

Blue Bird will notify owners and dealers will install a clevis cable retention clip and cable-end return spring, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 11, 2019. Owners may contact Blue Bird customer service at 1-478-822-2242. Blue Bird's number for this recall is R19ZU-NSB.

 

Notes

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.


Owner Notification Letter

February 7, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCONL-18V881-4639.pdf

Download (PDF, 535KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

February 5, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V881-6319.pdf

Download (PDF, 241KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V881&docType=RCL


 

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