2004 BLUE BIRD VISION Recall - Recall ID 56138

2004 BLUE BIRD VISION Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V401000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: BLUE BIRD 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: VISION 
Model Year: 2004 
Mfg Campaign Number: R03HE 
Mfg Component Desc: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS 
Mfg Involved in Recall: BLUE BIRD BODY COMPANY 
Manufacture Dates: 06-12-03 through 09-24-03 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 401 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 10-23-03 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: BLUE BIRD BODY COMPANY 
Report Recieved Date: 10-15-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-16-03 
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Defect Summary: 2004 MY BLUE BIRD VISION CONVENTIONAL TYPE SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 12, 2003, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 24, 2003. THE BUS BAR THAT CONNECTS THE AMMETER SHUNT TO THE ENGINE INTAKE GRID HEATER MEGAFUSE WAS INCORRECTLY INSTALLED. THE IMPROPER INSTALLATION OF THIS BUS BAR CREATES EXCESSIVE ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE AND POTENTIAL OVERHEATING IN THE GRID HEATER POWER CIRCUIT. 
Consequence Summary: THIS ADDITIONAL RESISTANCE COULD RESULT IN OVERHEATING AT THE MEGAFUSE HOLDER WITH POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE. 
Corrective Summary: BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS AND PARTS TO REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON OCTOBER 23, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242. 
Notes: BLUE BIRD RECALL NO. R03HE.ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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2004 BLUE BIRD VISION Recall - Recall ID 56138 for BLUE BIRD VISION ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

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