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2001 AMTRAN CE Recall - Campaign #03V326000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2001 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 2001 AMTRAN CE
Manufacturer IC CORPORATION
Manufactured between 12/11/2000 - 2/15/2001
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 2001 AMTRAN CE Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY

2001 AMTRAN CE Recall for EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
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