Champion Ic Low Floor Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Ic Low Floor vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-09-24 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-09-28, was due to a problem with the electrical. Approximately 598 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, Ic Low Floor's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the air conditioner. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Champion Ic Low Floor
|2013-09-24||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-09-28)|
|Recall Summary:||Champion Bus is recalling certain model year 2010 American Crusader, American Coach, CTS-FE, CTS-RE, and IC Low Floor buses; and 2009-2010 Challenger and Crusader buses; and 2009-2011 Defender and EZ Trans buses; and 2010-2011 IC High Floor buses. The buses are manufactured from August 1, 2009, through May 19, 2011, and equipped with A&M Systems door headers containing model 3230 circuit boards. Voltage spikes may damage electrical components and electrical circuits, causing the circuit board to develop high resistance.|
|Hazard:||High resistance may cause the board to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.|
|Remedy:||Champion Bus will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the door header and replace any defective circuit board, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Champion at 1-810-724-6474.|
|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.|
|2010-03-31||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-03-31)|
|Recall Summary:||CHAMPION BUS HAS NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A DEFECT IN CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2010 BUSES EQUIPPED WITH TRANS/AIR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS INSTALLED BETWEEN MAY 2006 AND JUNE 2009. EACH TRANS/AIR SYSTEM COMES WITH AN ELECTRICAL KIT WHICH CONTAINS A RELAY BOARD AND EC PC BOARD WHICH IF IMPROPERLY INSTALLED COULD OVERHEAT.|
|Hazard:||AN ELECTRICAL FAILURE IN THE RELAY BOARD, CAN CAUSE OVERHEATING AND POSE A SERIOUS FIRE HAZARD.|
|Remedy:||TRANS AIR WILL NOTIFY THE OWNERS AND THE BUSES WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE ALSO SEE TRANS/AIR DEFECT REPORT 09E-042. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 19, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRANS/AIR WARRANTY AND SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 1-800-673- 2446.|
|Additional Info:||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 .|
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