|Vehicle Make / Model:
VOLVO BUS / 9700
Manufacturer: PREVOST CARS, INC.
Mfr’s Report Date: SEP 11, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V450000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 203
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.
Hydraulic oil sprayed onto hot engine components may result in a vehicle fire.
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.