Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Vision transit & school buses manufactured September 24, 2015, to May 21, 2016, equipped with 6.8L Ford engines and Gen 3 propane units. The affected vehicles have propane fuel lines that may rub or are crossed and secured together, possibly resulting in line damage and a propane fuel leak.
A propane leak In the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of a fire.
Blue Bird will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and reroute any Gen 3 propane lines that are not parallel. If damaged, the fuel line(s) will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 15, 2016. Owners may contact Blue Bird customer service at 1-478-822-2242. Blue Bird’s number for this recall is R16YT-NSB / R16YT-SB.
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.
MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-16V542-4546
SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE REPORT: RCLRPT-16V542-6335
MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-16V543-5539
SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE REPORT: RCLRPT-16V543-5685
Report Receipt Date: JUL 19, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V543000 / 16V542000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,951
Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
- BLUE BIRD VISION 2015-2017