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Collins Mid Bus Guide Recalls

There have been 3 recalls on Mid Bus Guide vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-10-23 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-11-02, was due to a problem with the electrical system. Approximately 251 vehicles were involved. Since 2007, Mid Bus Guide's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the body. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Collins Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Collins Mid Bus Guide vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Collins Mid Bus Guide

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2013-10-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-11-02)
Recall Summary: Collins Bus Corporation (Collins) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Bantam, Super Bantam, Grand Bantam, Mid Bus Guide, Super Guide, and Grand Guide school buses manufactured September 2009 through April 2010, and equipped with A&M Systems-brand electric door actuators. 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: Collins will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the circuit board free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 25, 2013. Owners may contact Collins at 1-800-533-1850.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V469000
   
2009-03-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-03-12)
Recall Summary: COLLINS IS RECALLING 2,741 MY 2008 SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2008 AND JANUARY 1, 2009. THE BOLTS USED TO MOUNT THE BODY TO THE CHASSIS FRAME RAIL MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED WHICH COULD LEAD TO FAILURE OF THE BOLTS.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THESE BOLTS WILL RESULT IN INADEQUATE CONNECTION OF THE BUS BODY TO THE BUS CHASSIS. IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THERE MAY BE AN INCREASED RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
Remedy: COLLINS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSPECT AND REPAIR THE BUSES IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 19, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COLLINS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-533-1850.
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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=09V083000
   
2009-02-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-02-23)
Recall Summary: COLLINS IS RECALLING 559 MY 2007 THROUGH 2009 SCHOOL BUSES BUILT ON FORD E-350 AND E-450 CHASSIS FROM NOVEMBER 3, 2006 TO OCTOBER 1, 2009. THESE BUSES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH THE ABSENCE OF TWO BODY MOUNT BOLTS AND ASSOCIATED HARDWARE IN 2 OF THE BODY/CHASSIS MOUNTING LOCATIONS IMMEDIATELY BEHIND THE REAR AXLE.
Hazard: IF ANY OF THE BODY MOUNT BOLTS ARE MISSING THIS CONDITION WOULD NOT PROVIDE A STABLE CONNECTION OF THE BUS BODY TO THE BUS CHASSIS. IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THERE MAY BE AN INCREASED RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
Remedy: COLLINS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSPECT AND REPAIR THE BUSES IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 26, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COLLINS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-533-1850.
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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=09V068000
   
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