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  NHTSA Recall 18V846000

NHTSA Campaign Id 18V846000; Date: Nov. 28, 2018

in the event of a crash, if the bus seat detaches from the floor, it can increase the risk of injury.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2020 Blue Bird All American 2019 Blue Bird Vision 2020 Blue Bird Vision

Component: Seats

Manufactured by: Blue Bird Body Company

Affected Units:: 12

icon3 Recall Summary:

blue bird body company (blue bird) is recalling certain 2020 blue bird all american and 2019-2020 blue bird vision school buses, equipped with certain hsm nextgen 45" 3pt school bus seats, part number genq3-45 lh. there may be an insufficient number of bolts attaching the seat to the bus floor, allowing the seat to detach from the bus floor in the event of a crash. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 210, "seat belt assembly anchorages."

icon2 How to Fix:

blue bird will notify owners, and dealers will install a secondary floor mounting brace, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin december 27, 2018. owners may contact blue bird customer service at 1-478-822-2242. blue bird's number for this recall is r18zt-sb.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Also see:

All recalls of Blue Bird vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.