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2003 AMTRAN CE Recall - Campaign #03V326000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2003 AMTRAN CE RECALL - #03V326000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : FOUNDATION COMPONENTS : HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

CERTAIN FLAT FLOOR SCHOOL BUSES WERE BUILT WITH THE INCORRECT HYDRAULIC BRAKE DROP HOSES FROM FRAME TO AXLE. THE HOSES INSTALLED WERE 3 INCHES SHORTER THAN SPECIFIED AND MAY FAIL FROM TENSION CAUSED BY AXLE ARTICULATION.

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Vehicle 2003 AMTRAN CE
Manufacturer IC CORPORATION
Manufactured between 6/10/2002 - 2/20/2003
Recalled on 9/4/2003
Influenced by IC CORPORATION
Owners Notified on 10/29/2003
# Affected 75
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Description CERTAIN FLAT FLOOR SCHOOL BUSES WERE BUILT WITH THE INCORRECT HYDRAULIC BRAKE DROP HOSES FROM FRAME TO AXLE. THE HOSES INSTALLED WERE 3 INCHES SHORTER THAN SPECIFIED AND MAY FAIL FROM TENSION CAUSED BY AXLE ARTICULATION.
Consequences THIS HOSE FAILURE WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF REAR BRAKES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOSES AND BLEED THE BRAKE SYSTEM. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON OCTOBER 9, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT IC AT 1-800-843-5615.
Notes IC RECALL NO. 03304.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 2003 AMTRAN CE Recall for EXTERIOR LIGHTING

2003 AMTRAN CE Recall for SEATS

2003 AMTRAN CE Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY

2003 AMTRAN CE Recall for EQUIPMENT

2003 AMTRAN CE Recall for EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
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