Optima Opus Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on Opus vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-10-21 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-11-01, was due to a problem with the electrical system. Approximately 4061 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, Opus's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the column, equipment. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Optima 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 Optima Opus
|2013-10-21||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-11-01)|
|Recall Summary:||North American Bus Industries (NABI) is recalling certain model year 2000-2011 LFW, CLFW, BRT, 2007-2009 Blue Bird L4RE, and 2000-2009 Optima Opus transit buses equipped with Sure Power battery equalizers containing a particular epoxy sealing, aka 'potting', compound. The specific potting compound used in the subject products for insulation was found to be capable of conducting electricity after being exposed to heat.|
|Hazard:||Once electrically conductive, the material is capable of melting and burning, increasing the risk of a fire.|
|Remedy:||NABI will notify owners, and dealers will replace the equalizers, free of charge. The recall will begin in November 2013. Owners may contact NABI at 1-256-831-4296. NABI's recall number is 20136.|
|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.|
Additional Optima 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.