Automotive recall

Transport Canada Recall - 2021079 - BLUE BIRD

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Summary

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

Please see corrective actions section below

Affected products

2021 | BLUE BIRD | TX4 SCHOOL BUS, 2021 | BLUE BIRD | VISION SCHOOL BUS, 2022 | BLUE BIRD | TX4 SCHOOL BUS, 2022 | BLUE BIRD | VISION SCHOOL BUS

Issue

Issue:
On certain school buses, the software for the electronic stability control (ESC) was not programmed correctly. As a result, the ESC system may not function as intended.

Safety Risk:
A stability control system that does not work properly could increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Actions:
Blue Bird will notify owners by mail and provide instructions for inspecting the part number on the hydraulic brake electronic control unit (ECU). Owners will be instructed to take the bus to a dealer to replace the antilock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly.

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-65774
Transport Canada ID
2021079