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Old 11-04-2008
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Someone told me they thought there was a Cruise Control recall awhile back. anyone know anything about that?

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Lee:

The only recall on the 95 BMC was one related to the furnace. The material under the furnace could become soaked with fuel or other substance and could cause a fire.

You can go to this webside and see all recalls for Birds.

http://www.automotix.net/autorepair/recalls/blue_bird/

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This is what I found for Blue Bird Wanderlodge - 1995:

EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG FURNACE
NHTSA Campaign No. 98V167002
Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH AQUA-HOT HEATING SYSTEMS, MODEL 431-3 ZONE WITH ENGINE LOOP. FIBERGLASS INSULATING MATERIAL LOCATED UNDER THE BURNER HEAD ON THE FLOOR OF THE HEATER ENCLOSURE, CAN BECOME SOAKED WITH FLUIDS (ETHYLENE GLYCOL AND/OR DIESEL FUEL).
Consequence Summary: IF AN ELECTRICAL SHORT OCCURS, A FIRE COULD RESULT.
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE INSULATION FROM BENEATH THE DIESEL HEATING UNIT AS WELL AS FROM BEHIND THE CONTROL THERMOSTAT AND AIR-CONDITIONING HEATING ELEMENT ACCESS COVERS.
Manufacturer of Recalled Product: BLUE BIRD BODY COMPANY
Begin Date of Manufacturing: 19930301
End Date of Manufacturing: 19980701
Vehicle, Equipment or Tire Report: V
Potenial Number of Units Affected: 379
Date Owner Notified by Manufacturer: 19980812
Recall Initiator: MFR
Manufacturer that Filed Report: BLUE BIRD BODY COMPANY
Report Received Date: 19980722
Record Creation Date: 19980731
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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Caroops Record ID: 53414
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Old 11-13-2008
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for 2003 2004 WanderlodgeReport Date : November 13, 2008 at 05:39 PM
NHTSA Campaign ID number : 04V153000



Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
BLUE BIRD / EXPRESS 3500 2003
BLUE BIRD / EXPRESS 4000 2003-2004
BLUE BIRD / EXPRESS 4500 2004
BLUE BIRD / WANDERLODGE 2003-2004
Manufacturer: BLUE BIRD BODY COMPANY Mfr's Report Date: MAR 26, 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V153000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 98
Summary:
ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES AND TRANSIT COACHES, INCORRECT TORQUE APPLICATION COULD HAVE BEEN APPLIED TO THE CLAMP BOLTS AND THE DRAG LINK.
Consequence:
THIS COULD LEAD TO THE CLAMPS BECOMING LOOSE, CAUSING MISALIGNMENT OF THE STEERING AXLES, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CLAMP BOLTS AND AND TIGHTEN TO THE REQUIRED TORQUE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 7, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242.
Notes:
BLUE BIRD RECALL NO. R04HR. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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