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ClearVin Recalls by Make and Model

Below are all the recalls for a specific make and model for the indicated year. This gives you all recalls related to this model and the details of each recall.

Recall No. 83V083000
Report Receipt Date: Sep 1, 1983
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

SUMMARY

BATTERY CABLES MAY RUB AGAINST BRACKETS OR OTHER METAL COMPONENTS CAUSING THE POSSIBILITY OF ELECTRICAL SHORTS. THIS MAY BE DUE TO MISSING TIE-DOWN CLAMPS, INCORRECT ROUTING OF BATTERY CABLES, OR LACK OF PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE.

CONSEQUENCE

No Data

REMEDY

ALL DAMAGED OR WORN CABLES WILL BE REPLACED, CABLE ROUTING WILL BE CORRECTED AND CABLES WILL BE COVERED WITH FLEXGUARD TO PREVENT WEAR.

NOTES

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; BATTERY CABLES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: ELECTRICAL SHORTS COULD CAUSE A FIRE IN THE VEHICLE,WITH RESULTING PERSONAL INJURY TO PASSENGERS.

Recall No. 87V148000
Report Receipt Date: Sep 17, 1987
Component(s): SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:HANGER/BRACKET

SUMMARY

WELD WHICH ATTACHES THE SUPPORT BRACKET TO THE REAR AXLE OF THE REAR SUSPENSION COULD CRACK AND BREAK.

CONSEQUENCE

THIS WOULD ALLOW THE HANGER TO BREAK OFF, POSSIBLYCAUSING AN ACCIDENT.

REMEDY

INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT KIT TO PREVENT HANGER FROM BREAKING OFF.

NOTES

SYSTEM: REAR AXLEVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES AND REPLICA STREETCARS.

Recall No. 86V063000
Report Receipt Date: May 15, 1986
Component(s): VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE

SUMMARY

UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS THE PLASTIC FAN FOR THE UNDER FLOOR HEATER COULD CATCH ON FIRE DUE TO THE CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE LOW SPEED RESISTOR WHICH GENERATES ENOUGH HEAT TO IGNITE THE FAN. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THIS COULD RESULT IN A FIRE IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT.

CONSEQUENCE

No Data

REMEDY

REMOVE THE IN LINE RESISTOR AND INSTALL TWO TERMINATING WIRE END CONNECTORS TO ELIMINATE THE POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD.

NOTES

SYSTEM: HEATER. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 25 AND 24 PASSENGER CITY TRANSIT COACHES WITH GVWR OF 22,000 TO 24,000 LBS.