Us Bus Eagle



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Us Bus Eagle 1995 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY
96V162003U.S. BUS CORPORATIONfrom 01/01/1995 to 09/30/1996V (Vehicle)89OVSCU.S. BUS CORPORATION10/01/199610/16/1996571301
Defect SummaryVehicle description: school buses built in gm p3 cutaway chassis. the school bus, when tested in accordance with fmvss no. 301, exceeded the allowable fuel spillage as specified by the standard. the fuel tank was punctured as a result of the impact of the moving barrier.
Consequence SummaryIf a vehicle crash were to occur, fuel leakage could result. if an ignition source were present, this condition could result in a vehicle fire.
Corrective SummaryGeneral motors is working in conjunction with u.s. bus in providing the owner notification and remedy campaign for this recall. dealers will install new shielding for the fuel tank, new fill pipe and vent hoses; and, if required, add additional attachments to secure the school bus body to the chassis.
NotesOwner notification:owner notification is expected to begin during september 1996.note:owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact u.s. bus at 1-914-357-2510 or general motors at 1-800-462-8782.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.
96V162000GENERAL MOTORS CORP.from 01/01/1995 to 09/30/1996V (Vehicle)51701/06/1997OVSCU.S. BUS CORPORATION10/01/199604/11/1997571301
Defect SummaryVehicle description: school buses built on gm p3 cutaway chassis. the school bus, when tested in accordance with fmvss no. 301, exceeded the allowable fuel spillage as specified by the standard. the fuel tank was punctured as a result of the impact of the moving barrier.
Consequence SummaryIf a vehicle crash were to occur, fuel leakage could result. if an ignition source were present, this condition could result in a vehicle fire.
Corrective SummaryGeneral motors is working in conjunction with carpenter, thomas built and u.s. bus in providing the owner notification and remedy campaign for this recall. dealers will install new shielding for the fuel tank, new fill pipe and vent hoses, and if required, add additional attachments to secure the school bus body to the chassis.
NotesOwner notification began january 6, 1997. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact general motors at 1-800-462-8782.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.
STRUCTURE - BODY
96V206000U.S. BUS CORPORATIONfrom 01/01/1995 to 09/30/1996V (Vehicle)61605/20/1997ODIU.S. BUS CORPORATION10/26/199610/30/1996
Defect SummaryAn item worn by a child, such as a long drawstring, sash, or backpack/bookbag accessory, can become caught in the area between the handrail and the floor.
Consequence SummaryIf an item worn by a child were to catch on this area, and the driver were to close the door and put the vehicle in motion, this can result in serious injury or death.
Corrective SummaryUs bus has gone out of business. the correction was to turn the handle upside down and install a redesigned (white) spacer between the floor and the handrail.
NotesOwner notification began may 20, 1997. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact u.s. bus at 1-914-357-2510.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.