Automotive recall

Transport Canada Recall - 2023411 - MICRO BIRD

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Last updated

Summary

Product
School Bus recalled by MICRO BIRD
Issue
Vehicle - High Voltage
What to do

Please see corrective actions section below

Affected products

2018 | GIRARDIN | G5 SCHOOL BUS, 2019 | GIRARDIN | G5 SCHOOL BUS, 2020 | GIRARDIN | G5 SCHOOL BUS, 2021 | GIRARDIN | G5 SCHOOL BUS, 2022 | GIRARDIN | G5 SCHOOL BUS, 2023 | GIRARDIN | G5 SCHOOL BUS, 2024 | GIRARDIN | G5 SCHOOL BUS

Issue

Issue:
On certain G5 electric school buses built on a Ford chassis, a problem with the vehicle control software could cause overheating in the high-voltage battery pack and electrical arcing (sparks) in the charging circuit.
Note: This recall only affects buses equipped with Ecotuned Technologies MK3 kit with software version 1139 or lower.

Safety Risk:
Overheating of the high-voltage battery and electrical arcing can create the risk of fire.

Corrective Actions:
MicroBird will notify owners by mail and advise you to advise you to contact Ecotuned Technologies, who will make arrangements to install a software update.

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
Companies
Published by
Transport Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74045
Transport Canada ID
2023411

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