Recalls for BLUE BIRD

2019 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE | EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
03/20/2019 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Vision and All American school buses equipped with Ricon S-Series Titanium Wheelchair lifts. The wheelchair lift positioning input cam may fail while the lift is in use, allowing the platform to travel higher than the vehicle's floor height. As such, this vehicle fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 403, "Platform Lift Systems."

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    19V082000
2019 BLUE BIRD VISION - EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE | EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
03/16/2019 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling one 2019 Blue Bird Vision bus equipped with a Ricon S-Series Titanium Wheelchair lift. The wheelchair lift positioning input cam may fail while the lift is in use, allowing the platform to travel higher than the vehicle's floor height. As such, this vehicle fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 403, "Platform Lift Systems."

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    19V081000
2019 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - PARKING BRAKE
02/07/2019 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2019 Blue Bird All American and Vision transit buses. The parking brake cable may disengage from the foot pedal assembly, possibly allowing the bus to unintentionally move. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, "Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems."

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V881000
2020 BLUE BIRD VISION - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
02/07/2019 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2013-2020 Blue Bird Vision school buses equipped with the Ford 6.8L V10 engines. The hydraulic brake lines or transmission shifter cable may have been improperly routed, causing the brake line to be exposed to excessive heat, and leak hydraulic brake fluid. Additionally, the transmission shifter cable could contact the gasoline fuel supply line to the engine which may result in a fuel leak.

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V884000
2020 BLUE BIRD VISION - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
02/07/2019 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2016-2020 Blue Bird Vision transit buses equipped with the Ford 6.8L V10 engines. The hydraulic brake lines or transmission shifter cable may have been improperly routed, causing the brake line to be exposed to excessive heat, and leak hydraulic brake fluid. Additionally, the transmission shifter cable could contact the gasoline fuel supply line to the engine which may result in a fuel leak.

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V885000
2019 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - PARKING BRAKE
02/07/2019 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2019 Blue Bird All American and Vision school buses. The parking brake cable may disengage from the foot pedal assembly, possibly allowing the bus to unintentionally move. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, "Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems."

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V880000
2020 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - SEATS
12/11/2018 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2020 Blue Bird All American and 2019-2020 Blue Bird Vision school buses, equipped with certain HSM NextGen 45" 3PT school bus seats, part number GenQ3-45 LH. There may be an insufficient number of bolts attaching the seat to the bus floor, allowing the seat to detach from the bus floor in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V846000
2019 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - EQUIPMENT
11/30/2018 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2007-2019 Blue Bird All American ambulance buses. The clamps that secure the stacked stretchers may fail from repeated use or from high loads.

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V801000
2020 BLUE BIRD VISION - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS | SEATS
09/22/2018 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2019 Blue Bird All American and 2019-2020 Blue Bird Vision school buses, equipped with certain NextGen School Bus seats with Integrated Child Restraint Systems. These seats may be missing a warning label on the lower restraint strap. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, "Child Restraint Systems."

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V566000
2018 BLUE BIRD VISION - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
05/18/2018 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Blue Bird Vision transit buses equipped with Gen4 Ford engines with an optional brake and throttle interlock. The brake and throttle interlock is supposed to apply the service brakes and prevent accelerator pedal input when activated, however the throttle input is not being blocked.

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V258000
2018 BLUE BIRD VISION - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
05/18/2018 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Blue Bird Vision school buses equipped with Gen4 Ford engines with an optional brake and throttle interlock. The brake and throttle interlock is supposed to apply the service brakes and prevent accelerator pedal input when activated, however the throttle input is not being blocked.

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V259000
2019 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
05/17/2018 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Blue Bird All American and Vision school buses. The primary and secondary air brake gauges on the instrument cluster may intermittently indicate "0 PSI" instead of the correct air pressure in the tanks. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems."

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V263000
2019 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
05/17/2018 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Blue Bird All American and Vision transit buses. The primary and secondary air brake gauges on the instrument cluster may intermittently indicate "0 PSI" instead of the correct air pressure in the tanks. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems."

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    18V264000
2019 BLUE BIRD VISION - SEATS
08/25/2017 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2015-2019 Vision and model year 2016 All American school buses equipped with certain QS11 series convertible school bus seats supplied by CE White/HSM Solutions. The integral D-Ring mounting stud located in the upper area of the seat back frame does not provide an adequate padding surface between the seat occupant and the D-Ring mounting stud.

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    17V510000
2016 BLUE BIRD VISION - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
02/25/2017 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Vision school buses equipped with a frame mounted battery box. The support brackets for these battery boxes may crack causing the battery box to separate from the chassis.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    17V100000
2016 BLUE BIRD VISION - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
02/25/2017 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Vision transit buses equipped with frame mounted battery boxes. The support brackets for these battery boxes may crack causing the battery box to separate from the chassis.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    17V101000
2017 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - EQUIPMENT
06/25/2016 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 All American transit buses manufactured from November 13, 2014, through May 4, 2016, and 2016-2017 Vision transit buses manufactured from May 30, 2015, through February 2, 2016, equipped with Ricon S-Series (S2005 and S5510) wheelchair lifts. In the affected vehicles the platform side plate on the wheelchair lifts may crack. Additionally, the lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    16V405000
2017 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - SEATS
05/26/2016 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2017 All American Forward Engine transit buses manufactured February 9, 2016, to February 19, 2016 and Vision transit buses manufactured on February 1, 2016. These vehicles are equipped with seats that may separate from the base frame due to bolt failure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, "Child Restraint Systems."

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    16V265000
2017 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - SEATS
04/19/2016 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2011-2017 All American school buses manufactured from August 20, 2010, through December 16, 2015. Buses with rear side emergency doors have seats over the wheelhouse area whose rear legs may detach from the floor in a crash, resulting in belted occupants traveling forward. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    16V172000
2009 BLUE BIRD VISION - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
03/09/2016 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Vision school buses manufactured from May 10, 2007, through March 5, 2008 and equipped with Caterpillar C707 engines. In the affected buses, the positive starter cable may be incorrectly attached to the same Power Distribution Unit (PDU) stud as the battery cable, exposing the smaller battery cable to a higher current draw during cranking.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    16V100000
2009 BLUE BIRD VISION - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
03/09/2016 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2009 Vision transit buses manufactured from November 27, 2007, through February 18, 2008, and equipped with Caterpillar C707 engines. In the affected buses, the positive starter cable may be incorrectly attached to the same Power Distribution Unit (PDU) stud as the battery cable, exposing the smaller battery cable to a higher current draw during cranking.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    16V101000
2017 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - OTHER:SCHOOL BUS STOP ARM ASSEMBLY
01/26/2016 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 All American school buses manufactured May 18, 2015, to November 9, 2015, and Vision school buses manufactured May 8, 2015, to October 27, 2015, equipped with certain Transpec T6000, T6100, and T7000 series school bus stop arms. The affected stop arms have a reflective decal that may peel loose from the stop arm. As such, these stop arms fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 131, "School Bus Pedestrian Safety Devices."

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    16V006000
2015 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
11/21/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2007-2015 All American, Vision, 2007-2011 Micro Bird, and 2007-2008 Conventional school buses, equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured January 1, 2006, to August 25, 2014 by the Ricon Corporation. The affected lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V730000
2015 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
11/21/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2007-2015 All American and Vision and 2007-2011 Micro Bird transit buses equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured January 1, 2006, to August 25, 2014 by the Ricon Corporation. The affected lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V731000
2017 BLUE BIRD VISION - VISIBILITY/WIPER
11/05/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling one 2017 Vision transit bus. In the affected vehicle, the windshield wiper motor harness connector may have been installed incorrectly, causing the wiper system to stop without warning.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V696000
2017 BLUE BIRD VISION - VISIBILITY/WIPER
11/05/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Vision school buses manufactured September 3, 2015, to September 18, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the windshield wiper motor harness connector may have been installed incorrectly, causing the wiper system to stop without warning.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V691000
2015 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - PARKING BRAKE
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2015 Vision non-school buses manufactured July 8, 2015, and All American non-school buses manufactured September 12, 2014. These buses, equipped with hydraulic brakes, may have an incorrectly manufactured parking brake pedal assembly which could separate and bend causing the parking brake not to engage properly.

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    14V797000
2016 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - PARKING BRAKE
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Vision and All American school buses manufactured July 8, 2014, to September 22, 2014. These buses, equipped with hydraulic brakes, may have an incorrectly manufactured parking brake pedal assembly which could separate and bend causing the parking brake not to engage properly.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    14V798000
2016 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 All American rear engine school buses manufactured June 5, 2010, to January 13, 2015. In the affected school buses, the exhaust system hangers may fail, possibly causing damage to the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) housings.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V059000
2016 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 All American rear engine transit buses manufactured June 5, 2010, to January 13, 2015. In the affected transit buses, the exhaust system hangers may fail, possibly causing damage to the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) housings.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V060000
2016 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - SEAT BELTS
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 All American A3FE, A3RE, T3FE, T3RE, and D3RE school buses manufactured June 28, 2012, to September 25, 2014, and 2013-2016 Vision BBCV school buses manufactured June 9, 2012, to September 30, 2014. Incorrect fasteners may have been used to secure the seat gusset reinforcement to the side wall resulting in the seat belts being improperly anchored. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    15V136000
2016 BLUE BIRD VISION - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Vision non-school transit buses manufactured June 19, 2014, to December 11, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the voltage inverter for the illumination of the driver's heater control panel may fail.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V180000
2016 BLUE BIRD VISION - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Vision school buses manufactured June 19, 2014, to December 11, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the voltage inverter for the illumination of the driver's heater control panel may fail.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V181000
2016 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2009-2016 All American rear engine school buses manufactured December 7, 2008, to May 11, 2015, and equipped with certain Cummins Westport ISL G engines. Excessive engine crankcase pressures may cause the 90-degree elbow of the vent tube assembly to detach from the crankcase ventilation breather, possibly allowing engine oil to come into contact with hot surfaces.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V293000
2016 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
07/30/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2009-2016 All American rear engine non school buses manufactured December 7, 2008, to May 11, 2015, and equipped with certain Cummins Westport ISL G engines. Excessive engine crankcase pressures may cause the 90-degree elbow of the vent tube assembly to detach from the crankcase ventilation breather, possibly allowing engine oil to come into contact with hot surfaces.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V294000
2016 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
06/23/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2009-2016 All American rear engine school buses manufactured December 7, 2008, to May 11, 2015, and equipped with certain Cummins Westport ISL G engines. Excessive engine crankcase pressures may cause the 90-degree elbow of the vent tube assembly to detach from the crankcase ventilation breather, possibly allowing engine oil to come into contact with hot surfaces.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V293000
2016 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
06/23/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2009-2016 All American rear engine school buses manufactured December 7, 2008, to May 11, 2015, and equipped with certain Cummins Westport ISL G engines. Excessive engine crankcase pressures may cause the 90-degree elbow of the vent tube assembly to detach from the crankcase ventilation breather, possibly allowing engine oil to come into contact with hot surfaces.

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V294000
2016 BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN - SEATS
06/06/2015 Vehicle Recall

Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain model year 2016 Vision and All American rear engine school buses manufactured February 11, 2015, to April 2, 2015. The affected vehicles have seat bottoms whose foam core may not meet the flammability requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 302, "Flammability of Interior Materials."

  • Company:
    Blue Bird
  • Recall Number
    15V277000
2012 CHEVROLET CG33803 - EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
02/25/2015 Vehicle Recall

OBS, Inc. (OBS) is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet CG33803 vehicles manufactured January 6, 2012, to January 9, 2013, 2007 Collins Midstar 20IS vehicles manufactured March 10, 2007, to August 27, 2007, Blue Bird A3FE2803a vehicles manufactured September 25, 2006, to March 23, 2007, and 2010 Blue Bird BBCV3011s vehicles manufactured May 10, 2009, to November 4, 2009, equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation. The platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack.

  • Company:
    BLUE BIRD
  • Recall Number
    15V068000