Automotive recall

Transport Canada Recall - 2016080 - BLUE BIRD

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Summary

Product
School Bus recalled by BLUE BIRD
Issue
Vehicle - Electrical
What to do

Please see corrective actions section below

Affected products

2008 | BLUE BIRD | VISION SCHOOL BUS, 2009 | BLUE BIRD | VISION SCHOOL BUS

Issue

On certain school buses, a starter cable may have been incorrectly attached to one of the Power Distribution Unit (PDU) studs on the chassis. The cable for the starter may have been attached to the same stud as a smaller 4 gauge battery cable. Over time the large amount of current may allow the 4 gauge cable to overheat, compromising the wire insulation which could lead to a fire resulting in injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will inspect for the correct starter cable installation and if needed, relocate.

Additional information

Background

Visit Transport Canada’s Motor Vehicle Safety Recalls Database for the original recall.

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Automotive recall
Category
Vehicles - School Bus
Published by
Transport Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-69018
Transport Canada ID
2016080