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Make : BLUE BIRD Model : CONVENTIONAL Year : 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V426000 Recall Date : AUG 27, 2004
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 372
Summary:
 CERTAIN BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN, TC/2000, MICRO BIRD, VISION, CONVENTIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL SERIES SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOC WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 17, 1999, AND AUGUST 13, 2004. CERTAIN SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN SECUREMENT ASSEMBLIES P/N 8625-13. THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT CAUSING THE LOAD PAWL NOT TO FULLY SEAT IN THE SPROCKET TEETH.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy:
 BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PART FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR BUSES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : BLUE BIRD Model : CONVENTIONAL Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V426000 Recall Date : AUG 27, 2004
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 372
Summary:
 CERTAIN BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN, TC/2000, MICRO BIRD, VISION, CONVENTIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL SERIES SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOC WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 17, 1999, AND AUGUST 13, 2004. CERTAIN SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN SECUREMENT ASSEMBLIES P/N 8625-13. THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT CAUSING THE LOAD PAWL NOT TO FULLY SEAT IN THE SPROCKET TEETH.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy:
 BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PART FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR BUSES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : BLUE BIRD Model : MICRO BIRD Year : 2002
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V426000 Recall Date : AUG 27, 2004
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 372
Summary:
 CERTAIN BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN, TC/2000, MICRO BIRD, VISION, CONVENTIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL SERIES SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOC WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 17, 1999, AND AUGUST 13, 2004. CERTAIN SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN SECUREMENT ASSEMBLIES P/N 8625-13. THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT CAUSING THE LOAD PAWL NOT TO FULLY SEAT IN THE SPROCKET TEETH.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy:
 BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PART FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR BUSES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : BLUE BIRD Model : MICRO BIRD Year : 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V426000 Recall Date : AUG 27, 2004
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 372
Summary:
 CERTAIN BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN, TC/2000, MICRO BIRD, VISION, CONVENTIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL SERIES SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOC WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 17, 1999, AND AUGUST 13, 2004. CERTAIN SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN SECUREMENT ASSEMBLIES P/N 8625-13. THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT CAUSING THE LOAD PAWL NOT TO FULLY SEAT IN THE SPROCKET TEETH.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy:
 BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PART FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR BUSES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : BLUE BIRD Model : MICRO BIRD Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V426000 Recall Date : AUG 27, 2004
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 372
Summary:
 CERTAIN BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN, TC/2000, MICRO BIRD, VISION, CONVENTIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL SERIES SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOC WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 17, 1999, AND AUGUST 13, 2004. CERTAIN SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN SECUREMENT ASSEMBLIES P/N 8625-13. THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT CAUSING THE LOAD PAWL NOT TO FULLY SEAT IN THE SPROCKET TEETH.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy:
 BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PART FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR BUSES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : BLUE BIRD Model : VISION Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V426000 Recall Date : AUG 27, 2004
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 372
Summary:
 CERTAIN BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN, TC/2000, MICRO BIRD, VISION, CONVENTIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL SERIES SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOC WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 17, 1999, AND AUGUST 13, 2004. CERTAIN SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN SECUREMENT ASSEMBLIES P/N 8625-13. THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT CAUSING THE LOAD PAWL NOT TO FULLY SEAT IN THE SPROCKET TEETH.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy:
 BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PART FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR BUSES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : BLUE BIRD Model : VISION Year : 2005
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V426000 Recall Date : AUG 27, 2004
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 372
Summary:
 CERTAIN BLUE BIRD ALL AMERICAN, TC/2000, MICRO BIRD, VISION, CONVENTIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL SERIES SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOC WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 17, 1999, AND AUGUST 13, 2004. CERTAIN SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN SECUREMENT ASSEMBLIES P/N 8625-13. THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT CAUSING THE LOAD PAWL NOT TO FULLY SEAT IN THE SPROCKET TEETH.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy:
 BLUE BIRD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE PART FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR BUSES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AT BLUE BIRD AT 478-822-2242.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA XL-7 Year : 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : SUZUKI Model : VITARA Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA Year : 1999
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA Year : 2000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA XL-7 Year : 2002
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA XL-7 Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA Year : 2001
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA Year : 2002
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. 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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Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA Year : 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : SUZUKI Model : GRAND VITARA XL-7 Year : 2001
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V427000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 172093
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 FUEL LOSS IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
Notes:
 SUZUKI RECALL NO. 99-ER. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04E062000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1098
Summary:
 ROBERT BOSCH PARK BRAKE ASSEMBLIES P/N 0204012617, FOR USE ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES AND HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY BACKING PLATE WAS INCORRECTLY MACHINED. THIS MAY CAUSE THE PARK BRAKE TO NOT FULLY ENGAGE AND IF THE PARK BRAKE DOES ENGAGE, IT MAY NOT FULLY RELEASE.
Consequence:
Remedy:
 ROBERT BOSCH IS STILL WORKING WITH THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS AS TO WHO WILL BE CONDUCTING THE RECALL CAMPAIGN, THEREFORE, THEY HAVE NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY AND NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : BOSCH Model : PARK BRAKE Build Dates : Information not Available
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04E062000 Recall Date : AUG 26, 2004
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1098
Summary:
 ROBERT BOSCH PARK BRAKE ASSEMBLIES P/N 0204012617, FOR USE ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES AND HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY BACKING PLATE WAS INCORRECTLY MACHINED. THIS MAY CAUSE THE PARK BRAKE TO NOT FULLY ENGAGE AND IF THE PARK BRAKE DOES ENGAGE, IT MAY NOT FULLY RELEASE.
Consequence:
Remedy:
 ROBERT BOSCH IS STILL WORKING WITH THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS AS TO WHO WILL BE CONDUCTING THE RECALL CAMPAIGN, THEREFORE, THEY HAVE NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY AND NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : GRA-MAG Model : CLASSIC SUSPENSION SEAT Build Dates : JAN 01, 2001 - AUG 24, 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04E065000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16000
Summary:
 CERTAIN GRA-MAG AIR SUSPENSION SEAT FRAMES FOR USE IN AFTERMARKET SEATS SUPPLIED FOR USE ON HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 2001 AND AUGUST 2004. THE PIVOT USED TO HOLD THE INBOARD SIDE OF THE SEAT BACK FRAME TO THE SEAT CUSHION FRAME. OVER TIMER, THE PIVOT BOLTS CAN LOOSEN AND POSSIBLY FRACTURE OR DISLODGE, CAUSING THE SEAT BACK TO FAIL TO PROVIDE FULL SUPPORT TO THE DRIVER.
Consequence:
Remedy:
 GRA-MAG HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY AND OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE.
Make : GRA-MAG Model : SELECT SUSPENSION SEAT Build Dates : JAN 01, 2001 - AUG 24, 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04E065000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16000
Summary:
 CERTAIN GRA-MAG AIR SUSPENSION SEAT FRAMES FOR USE IN AFTERMARKET SEATS SUPPLIED FOR USE ON HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 2001 AND AUGUST 2004. THE PIVOT USED TO HOLD THE INBOARD SIDE OF THE SEAT BACK FRAME TO THE SEAT CUSHION FRAME. OVER TIMER, THE PIVOT BOLTS CAN LOOSEN AND POSSIBLY FRACTURE OR DISLODGE, CAUSING THE SEAT BACK TO FAIL TO PROVIDE FULL SUPPORT TO THE DRIVER.
Consequence:
Remedy:
 GRA-MAG HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY AND OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE.
Make : GRA-MAG Model : STANDARD SUSPENSION SEAT Build Dates : JAN 01, 2001 - AUG 24, 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04E065000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16000
Summary:
 CERTAIN GRA-MAG AIR SUSPENSION SEAT FRAMES FOR USE IN AFTERMARKET SEATS SUPPLIED FOR USE ON HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 2001 AND AUGUST 2004. THE PIVOT USED TO HOLD THE INBOARD SIDE OF THE SEAT BACK FRAME TO THE SEAT CUSHION FRAME. OVER TIMER, THE PIVOT BOLTS CAN LOOSEN AND POSSIBLY FRACTURE OR DISLODGE, CAUSING THE SEAT BACK TO FAIL TO PROVIDE FULL SUPPORT TO THE DRIVER.
Consequence:
Remedy:
 GRA-MAG HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY AND OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE.
Make : VICTORY Model : VEGAS Year : 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V412000 Recall Date : AUG 23, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1635
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE VENT TUBE JOINT LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM RIGHT SIDE OF THE FUEL TANK MAY FATIGUE AND LEAK FUEL.
Consequence:
 FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 15, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VICTORY AT 715-294-2518.
Notes:
 POLARIS/VICTORY RECALL NO. V-04-02. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : CE Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V413000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 332
Summary:
 CERTAIN INTERNATIONAL CE SCHOOL BUSES AND MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ROBERT BOSCH PARK BRAKE ASSEMBLIES, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JULY 20 AN AUGUST 5, 2004. THE PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY BACKING PLATE WAS INCORRECTLY MACHINED. THIS MAY CAUSE THE PARK BRAKE TO NOT FULLY ENGAGE AND IF THE PARK BRAKE DOES ENGAGE, IT MAY NOT FULLY RELEASE.
Consequence:
Remedy:
 INTERNATIONAL WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND INSPECT AND REPLACE THE PARK BRAKE ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY OCTOBER 29, 2004.
Notes:
 ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 4300 Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V414000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 202
Summary:
 CERTAIN TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS," AND WITH PART 567, 'CERTIFICATION.' THE VEHICLE INDENTIFICATION NUMBER(VIN) CERTIFICATION LABELS ARE MISSING.
Consequence:
 THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL MAIL VIN SPECIFIC LABELS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 29, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
Notes:
 INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04513. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 4400 Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V414000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 202
Summary:
 CERTAIN TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS," AND WITH PART 567, 'CERTIFICATION.' THE VEHICLE INDENTIFICATION NUMBER(VIN) CERTIFICATION LABELS ARE MISSING.
Consequence:
 THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL MAIL VIN SPECIFIC LABELS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 29, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
Notes:
 INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04513. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 9200I Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V415000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 238
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, 8 BOLTS WERE INSTALLED INSTEAD OF 9 BOLTS IN THE BRAKE GROUP DURING AXLE BUILD UP.
Consequence:
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL THE ADDITIONAL BOLT IF NECESSARY. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
Notes:
 INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04515. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 9400I Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V415000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 238
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, 8 BOLTS WERE INSTALLED INSTEAD OF 9 BOLTS IN THE BRAKE GROUP DURING AXLE BUILD UP.
Consequence:
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL THE ADDITIONAL BOLT IF NECESSARY. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
Notes:
 INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04515. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 9900I Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V415000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 238
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, 8 BOLTS WERE INSTALLED INSTEAD OF 9 BOLTS IN THE BRAKE GROUP DURING AXLE BUILD UP.
Consequence:
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL THE ADDITIONAL BOLT IF NECESSARY. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
Notes:
 INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04515. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 9200I Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V416000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 202
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE FRONT, NON-DRIVE AXLE, COTTER KEYS AND SPINDLE NUT RETAINERS WERE NOT INSTALLED.
Consequence:
 IF NOT INSTALLED, A HIGHER RISK FOR A WHEEL-OFF CONDITION MAY OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO DETERMINE IF VEHICLE REQUIRES A RETAINER AND COTTER KEY INSTALLED. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
Notes:
 INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04516. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 9400I Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V416000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 202
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE FRONT, NON-DRIVE AXLE, COTTER KEYS AND SPINDLE NUT RETAINERS WERE NOT INSTALLED.
Consequence:
 IF NOT INSTALLED, A HIGHER RISK FOR A WHEEL-OFF CONDITION MAY OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO DETERMINE IF VEHICLE REQUIRES A RETAINER AND COTTER KEY INSTALLED. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
Notes:
 INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04516. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 9900I Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V416000 Recall Date : AUG 24, 2004
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 202
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE FRONT, NON-DRIVE AXLE, COTTER KEYS AND SPINDLE NUT RETAINERS WERE NOT INSTALLED.
Consequence:
 IF NOT INSTALLED, A HIGHER RISK FOR A WHEEL-OFF CONDITION MAY OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO DETERMINE IF VEHICLE REQUIRES A RETAINER AND COTTER KEY INSTALLED. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INTERNATIONAL AT 1-800-448-7825.
Notes:
 INTERNATIONAL RECALL NO. 04516. 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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