VOLVO BUS ( 12V450000 )
Sat, 22 Sep 2012 06:00:00 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
VOLVO BUS / 9700
PREVOST CARS, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: SEP 11, 2012
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Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 203
Summary: Prevost is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 Volvo Bus 9700 coaches. The pipe that carries hydraulic fluid to the fan drive may crack allowing oil to spray on hot engine components.
Consequence: Hydraulic oil sprayed onto hot engine components may result in a vehicle fire.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will add a rubber skirt to the hydraulic pipe, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin in September 2012. Owners may contact Prevost at 1-418-883-2888.