Fccc Fb65 Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Fb65 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-04-08 due to a problem with the hoses, lines/piping, and fittings. Approximately 633 vehicles were involved. Since 2001, Fb65's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the axle assembly. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Fccc Fb65
|2009-04-08||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-04-08)|
|Recall Summary:||DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA (DTNA) IS RECALLING 633 MY 2005 THROUGH 2008 FS65 AND FB65 SCHOOL AND TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 12, 2004 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 18, 2006, EQUIPPED WITH MBE906 ENGINES AND ALLISON AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. CERTAIN HYDRAULIC BRAKE LINES MAY CONTACT THE TRANSMISSION DIPSTICK TUBE AS THE ENGINE ROCKS.|
|Hazard:||CONTINUED CONTACT BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND THE DIPSTICK TUBE COULD ABRAID THE BRAKE LINE, CAUSE A LEAK AND LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID, AND REDUCE BRAKE PERFORMANCE, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.|
|Remedy:||DTNA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PERFORM REPAIRS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JUNE 5, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA TOLL FREE AT 1-800-547-0712.|
|Additional Info:||DTNA'S RECALL NO. FL-550.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 .|
|2008-03-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-03-25)|
|Recall Summary:||DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING 28,764 MY 2001 THROUGH 2008 FCCC B2 AND FS65 SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS, FCCC FB65 CONVENTIONAL BUSES, AND STERLING ACTERRA, FREIGHTLINER FLN, AND BUSINESS CLASS M2 HEAVY TRUCKS, BUILT FROM JANUARY 26, 2000, THROUGH MARCH 24, 2008, MANUFACTURED WITH ARVINMERITOR OR AXLE ALLIANCE COMPANY 6,000 THROUGH 8,000 POUND FRONT AXLES UTILIZING A FOUR PIECE SPINDLE-NUT SET. THESE AXLE ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH A THIN SPINDLE NUT WHICH MAY LEAD TO INCORRECT END PLAY, CONE SPIN, EXCESSIVE HEAT, DEGRADATION OF LUBRICATION, WEAR OF THE SPINDLE NUT AND BEARING JOURNAL, OIL CONTAMINATION WITH METAL SHAVINGS, AND PREMATURE BEARING FAILURE.|
|Hazard:||CONTINUED OPERATION MAY LEAD TO WHEEL SEPARATION AND POSSIBLY A VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DAIMLER TRUCKS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 8, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.|
|Additional Info:||DAIMLER TRUCKS RECALL NO. FL-527.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.|
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