Blue Bird Conventional Recalls
There have been 11 recalls on Conventional vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-11-04 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-11-21, was due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Approximately 5114 vehicles were involved. Since 1985, Conventional's have experienced approximately 27 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the front, barriers, seats, hose and school bus stop arm assembly. 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 Conventional
|2007-09-04||(Published by NHTSA on 2007-09-04)|
|Recall Summary:||CERTAIN BLUE BIRD CONVENTIONAL SCHOOL BUSES BUILT WITH AN OPTIONAL FIREWALL HEATER HOSE CONNECTOR ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE OF THE BUS AND MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 21, 1985, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 14, 1993.|
|Hazard:||IN THE EVENT THE HEATER HOSE RUPTURE SOR THE HOSE CONNECTION SEPARATES, HOT ENGINE COOLANT MAY CONTACT THE DRIVER AND MAY CAUSE INJURY.|
|Remedy:||BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THESE BUSES BY INSTALLING A METAL PROTECTIVE SHIELD OVER THE HEATER HOSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 15, 2008. OWNERS CAN CONTACT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242.|
|Additional Info:||BLUE BIRD RECALL NO. R07MG.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.|
|1999-02-01||(Published by NHTSA on 1999-02-01)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES. THE WALL SIDE ATTACHING BOLTS FOR SOME OF THE PASSENGER SEATS MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED TOO CLOSE TO THE EDGE OF THE SEAT LEDGE AND IN THE WRONG ATTACHING HOLE RESULTING IN WEAKENING OF THE SEAT LEDGE AT THE ATTACHMENT POINTS.|
|Hazard:||IN THE EVENT OF A FRONTAL CRASH, THE REAR ATTACHING BOLT OF THESE SEATS COULD PULL OUT OF THE SEAT LEDGE INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.|
|Remedy:||BLUE BIRD WILL FURNISH TO DISTRIBUTORS AND OWNERS, PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS NECESSARY TO STRENGTHEN THE PASSENGER SEAT ATTACHMENT AT THE WALL SIDE.|
|Additional Info:||OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 28 AND JULY 29, 1999. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BLUE BIRD AT 1-912-825-2021. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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.