Blue Bird A3fe2803a Recalls
There has been 1 recall on A3fe2803a vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-02-06 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-02-25, was due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Since 1991, A3fe2803a's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Blue Bird A3fe2803a
|2015-02-06||(Published by NHTSA on 2015-02-25)|
|Recall Summary:||OBS, Inc. (OBS) is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet CG33803 vehicles manufactured January 6, 2012, to January 9, 2013, 2007 Collins Midstar 20IS vehicles manufactured March 10, 2007, to August 27, 2007, Blue Bird A3FE2803a vehicles manufactured September 25, 2006, to March 23, 2007, and 2010 Blue Bird BBCV3011s vehicles manufactured May 10, 2009, to November 4, 2009, equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation. The platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack.|
|Hazard:||If the platform side plates crack, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. When the doors are opened, the platform may fall out, increasing the risk of injury to the lift operator.|
|Remedy:||OBS will notify owners to take buses to a Ricon dealer or service center who will inspect and install supplemental platform support bumpers. Any platform that has already started cracking will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during February 2015. Owners may contact OBS customer service at 1-330-453-3725. OBS' number for this recall is OBS # 01-15.|
|Additional Info:||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.|
|2009-02-02||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-02-02)|
|Recall Summary:||OBS IS RECALLING 3 RICON WHEELCHAIR LIFTS WHICH IT INSTALLED ON CERTAIN BLUE BIRD AND DODGE SPRINTER SCHOOL BUSES. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 404, "PLATFORM LIFT INSTALLATIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLES." THE ANTI-STOW INTERLOCK MAY NOT DETECT THE PRESENCE OF A WHEELCHAIR OR MOBILITY AID USER. THE PRESSURE SENSING SWITCH THAT DETECTS THE PRESENCE OF WEIGHT ON THE PLATFORM WAS NOT ADJUSTED TO THE NECESSARY SENSITIVITY LEVEL. THE LIFT COULD STOW EVEN THOUGH SOMEONE OR SOMETHING IS STILL ON THE LIFT.|
|Hazard:||THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY.|
|Remedy:||OBS IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E097). OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-818-267-3000 OR OBS AT 1-330-453-3725.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .|
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