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Power Steering @ Start up on Blue Bird

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SERVICE NOTICE

IT HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO OUR ATTENTION THAT UPON START-UP ON SOME BLUE BIRD UNITS WITH THE CATERPILLAR ENGINES THAT THERE IS NO INITIAL POWER STEERING - THIS IS OVERCOME BY BRINING THE ENGINE RPM’S OVER 1200

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS IS ONLY HAPPENING AT INITIAL START-UP AND HAS NOT BEEN EXPERIENCED DURING NORMAL OPERATION

BLUE BIRD HAS ADDRESSED THE ISSUE WITH TRW WHO MANUFACTURES THE PUMP AND UNITS IN PRODUCTION STARTING AT THE BEGINNING OF APRIL WILL HAVE AN UPDATED PUMP

IF YOU HAVE UNITS EXPERIENCING THIS ISSUE WE WILL REPLACE THE PUMPS UNDER WARRANTY-IF YOU CHOOSE TO CHANGE THE PUMP WE NEED TO HAVE THE PUMPED MARKED “NO PRIME” WHEN IT IS RETURNED TO US FOR WARRANTY


CHITTENANGO 800-962-5768
HENRIETTA 800-463-3232
ALBANY 866-867-1100

THANK YOU

NEW YORK BUS SALES, LLC.

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