Blue Bird Blue Bird Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Blue Bird vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-07-07 due to a problem with the quick release valve. Since 2009, Blue Bird's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Blue Bird Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Blue Bird Blue Bird
|2009-07-07||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-07-07)|
|Recall Summary:||BLUE BIRD IS RECALLING 32 MODEL YEAR 2009 BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JULY 3, 2008 THROUGH JANUARY 7, 2009 AND SOLD TO THE U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION FOR OVERSEAS USE. THESE BUSES WERE EQUIPPED WITH DEFECTIVE HALDEX QUICK RELEASE VALVES (QRV). THE RUBBER DIAPHRAGM INSIDE THE QRV MAY EXPERIENCE DELAMINATION RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF AIR PRESSURE LEAKAGE PAST AND/OR THROUGH THE DIAPHRAGM, OR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BUBBLE IN THE DIAPHRAGM WHICH MAY TRAP AIR PRESSURE IN THE VALVE AND NOT ALLOW THE SERVICE BRAKES TO RELEASE.|
|Hazard:||MALFUNCTION OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE AFFECTED VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 13, 2009. OWNERS CAN CONTACT BLUE BIRD AT 1-478-822-2242.|
|Additional Info:||BLUE BIRD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. R09PK.OWNERS 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 .|
Additional Blue Bird ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.