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Exclamation 2006 Blue Bird Wanderlodge M450 Lxi - Exterior Lighting:brake Lights

ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, A CIRCUIT DESIGN RESULTED IN A 12.1 AMP CIRCUIT DRAW IN THE BRAKE LIGHT CIRCUIT WHEN IT IS PROTECTED BY A 10 AMP CIRCUIT BREAKER.

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ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, A CIRCUIT DESIGN RESULTED IN A 12.1 AMP CIRCUIT DRAW IN THE BRAKE LIGHT CIRCUIT WHEN IT IS PROTECTED BY A 10 AMP CIRCUIT BREAKER.

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Make / Models : Model/Build Years: BLUE BIRD / WANDERLODGE M450 LXI 2005-2006

Manufacturer : BLUE BIRD BODY COMPANY
Mfr's Report Date : FEB 04, 2005
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V044000 N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 22

Summary:

ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, A CIRCUIT DESIGN RESULTED IN A 12.1 AMP CIRCUIT DRAW IN THE BRAKE LIGHT CIRCUIT WHEN IT IS PROTECTED BY A 10 AMP CIRCUIT BREAKER.

Consequence:
THE CURRENT DRAW MAY CAUSE THE CIRCUIT BREAKER TO FAIL RESULTING IN A LOSS OF BRAKE LIGHTS WITH NO WARNING TO THE DRIVER BEFORE OR AFTER THE FUSE BLOWS. A FOLLOWING DRIVER MAY NOT KNOW WHEN THE BRAKES HAVE BEEN APPLIED, AND A REAR-END CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE CIRCUIT TO INCORPORATE RELAYS TO REDUCE CURRENT DRAW IN THE FUSED CIRCUIT TO LESS THAN 10 AMPERES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 2, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BLUE BIRD AT 478-825-2021.

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BLUE BIRD RECALL NO. R05JJ. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION┬┐S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.

Recalls Documents

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RCQPR-05V044-4080.PDF Quarterly Performance Report30
RCAK-05V044-7051.PDF Recall Acknowledgement69
RCDNN-05V044-2380.PDF Defect and Noncompliance Notice(Part 573)72

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration / Office of Defects Investigation

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/index.cfm

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/defect/defectsearch.cfm

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallsearch.cfm
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