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Blue Bird C4re Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on C4re vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-08-27 due to a problem with the diesel. Since 2002, C4re's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the instrument panel. 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.

Recalled Blue Bird C4re vehicles

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2008-08-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-08-27)
Recall Summary: NORTH AMERICAN BUS INDUSTRIES (NABI) IS RECALLING 15 MY 2007-2008 BLUE-BIRD L4RE AND C4RE TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH C7 OR C9 CATERPILLAR DIESEL ENGINES. THE FUEL PUMP OUTLET CHECK PLUG MAY BE CRACKED WHICH COULD CAUSE FUEL TO SPRAY AND LEAK.
Hazard: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: NABI IS WORKING WITH CATERPILLAR (PLEASE SEE 08E042). CATERPILLAR WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP PLUG FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLAR AT 1-800-447-4986, OR NABI AT 1-888-391-1777.
Additional Info: NABI RECALL NO. 2008-3.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V434000
   
2008-06-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-06-23)
Recall Summary: NABI IS RECALLING 239 MY 2002-2007 BLUE BIRD C4RE AND L4RE TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH A 'PRX1' MODULE. THE PRX1 MODULE IS A DEVICE WHICH TRANSMITS AN ELECTRIC SIGNAL TO THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER, WHICH IS CONVERTED INTO AN AIR SYSTEM PRESSURE READING ON THE DASH MOUNTED GUAGE. ON CERTAIN MODULES, TIS READING IS INACCURATE CAUSING THE DISPLAYED PRESSURE TO BE OUTSIDE THE TOLERANCE OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, 'AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS.'
Hazard: IF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM DEVELOPS A LEAK, THE BVEHICLE OPERATOR MAY NOT BE AWARE DUE TO THE INACCURATE DASH READING. IF A LEAK OCCURS, THE SAFETY/'EMERGENCY BRAKES COULD SET WITHOUT ADEQUATE WARNING, APPLYING THE BRAKES PARTIALLY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, POSSIBLY CAUSING A CRASH.
Remedy: NABI WILL PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS TO VEHICLE OWNERS/END-USERS TO ADD A SPECIFIC WIRE TO THE MODULE, CORRECTING THE PROBLEM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 5, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NABI AT
Additional Info: NABI RECALL NO. 2008-02.CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V278000
   
2007-08-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-08-30)
Recall Summary: ON A CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH A CATERPILLAR C7 OR C9 ENGINE, A FUEL PUMP FAILURE WILL DILUTE THE ENGINE OIL WITH FUEL AND MAY CAUSE THE TURBOCHARGER TO FAIL AND CAUSE LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL WITH WARNING.
Hazard: THE WARNING MAY BE EXPERIENCED BY ERRATIC PERFORMANCE AND EXCESSIVE SMOKE BOTH OF WHICH MAY RESULT IN A SITUATION WHERE A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Remedy: THE ONE VEHICLE INVOLVED HAS BEEN CORRECTED.
Additional Info: NABI RECALL NO. 2007-04.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V393000
   
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