NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V880
Manufacturer Blue Bird Body Company
Components PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Units Affected 469
Unintended movement can increase the risk of a crash.
Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2019 Blue Bird All American and Vision school 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."
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-SB.
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
February 5, 2019