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Recalls - 1993 WAYNE LIFESTAR

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Recall Number

94V112000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

INSUFFICIENT TORQUING OF BOLTS ON THE CLAMPS USED TO SECURE ADJOINING SECTIONS OF THE EXHAUST SYSTEM CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE FROM THE CLAMPS, AND CAN ALLOW EXHAUST GAS TO LEAK UNDER THE VEHICLE.

Defect Consequence

IF THE EXHAUST SYSTEM SEPARATES UNDER AN OPERATING VEHICLE, EXHAUST GAS CAN MIGRATIE INTO THE INTERIOR OF THE BUS.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT ALL EXHAUST SYSTEM CLAMPS TO ASSURE THEY ARE PROPERLY SECURED. UNTIL THE BUSES ARE INSPECTED AND REPAIRED, THEY SHOULD ONLY BE OPERATED WITH ADEQUATE OUTSIDE VENTILATION.

Notes

SYSTEM: EXHAUST SYSTEM. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES BUILT ON WAYNE WHEELED CHASSIS. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT WAYNE WHEELED SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-860-9296. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT1-800-424-9393.


Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall Number

96V133000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE FUEL TANK PROTECTION BARRIER COLLAPSED DURING IMPACT TESTING. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY."

Defect Consequence

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THE FUEL TANK CAN RUPTURE, LEAKING FUEL INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH REPLACEMENT FUEL BARRIERS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.

Notes

SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY; FMVSS NO. 301. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FORWARD CONTROL SCHOOL BUSES. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HARSCO AT 1-717-975-3882. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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