Recall - BLUE BIRD ( 20V258000 )

Parking Brake may not Hold Vehicle/ FMVSS 105

Unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V258000 Manufacturer Blue Bird Body Company Components PARKING BRAKE Potential Number of Units Affected 1,585

Summary Blue Bird Body Company (Blue Bird) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Vision and All American school buses. The foot pedal parking brake assembly may have been improperly assembled possibly resulting in a failure to hold the vehicle stationary on an incline when the vehicle is loaded to its maximum weight. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, "Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems."

Remedy Blue Bird will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the foot pedal parking brake assembly application force and adjust it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 3, 2020. Owners may contact Blue Bird customer service at 1-478-822-2242. Blue Bird's number for this recall is R20AP-SB.