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Unscheduled Maintenance

Date Test Miles Service Activity Downtime Hours
07-25-00 6811 Right rear axle; the anchor bolt for the axle housing is broken. Right rear wheels removed. Broken bolt removed. Heili-coil, and bolt replaced. 96.0 2.0
01-29-01 10729 The rear axle, right side, forward shock has failed. Shock replaced. 0.5 0.5
03-21-01 14980 The right rear axle attaching bracket is broken. Broken axle attaching bracket replaced. 72.0 3.0
06-23-00 6555 The upper radiator mount bracket is broken and the lower mount bracket is cracked. Radiator removed. Upper bracket replaced and lower bracket welded/repaired. 8.0 4.0
04-27-00 4262 The upper radiator support is broken. Upper radiator support welded/repaired. 32.0 2.0
05-15-00 5409 The engine will not crank. Trouble shooting found one battery low and the starter will not run on bench test. Starter and battery replaced. 320.0 2.0
05-15-00 5409 The transmission display pad will not light up. Trouble shooting found failed E2 module, module replaced. 2.5 2.5
05-19-00 5409 Engine will not crank, transmission touch pad has no read out. Multiple fuses blown. Trouble shooting found no cause, manufacturer informed. Seven fuses replaced. 4.0 4.0
06-23-00 6555 The engine cradle frame is cracked at the lower left vertical/horizontal interface by the rear engine mounting assembly. Cracks welded/repaired. Horizontal and vertical beams both plated. 392.0 6.0
10-26-00 7627 The engine cradle frame is cracked at the lower left vertical/horizontal interface by the rear engine mounting assembly. Cracks welded/repaired. Horizontal and vertical beams both plated. Three gussets added to the area. 664.0 8.0
11-21-00 8503 The right rear engine isolator hold bolt is broken. Broken bolt and both rear engine isolator bushings replaced. 6.0 6.0
12-13-00 9314 The engine cradle frame is cracked at the lower left vertical/horizontal interface by the rear engine mounting assembly. Failed area reinforced with steel plate. Cracks welded/repaired. Area plated. 376.0 9.0
01-05-01 9503 The hydraulic reservoir is broken at the weld on the filter housing fitting and both left side tank mounts are broken. Hydraulic reservoir welded/repaired and both left side mounts replaced. 80.0 6.0
02-02-01 11354 Both left and right engine mounting bolts are loose. Bolts removed, cleaned and re-installed with Loctite. New lock nuts installed. 16.0 1.0
02-16-01 12809 The light in the speedometer head is burned out. Lamp replaced. 0.5 0.5
02-16-01 12809 The A/C-heat control rotary switch has fallen out of the dash. Broken wires repaired and switch installed in the dash. 1.5 1.5
02-27-01 13418 Both engine mount thrust washers are worn. Both engine mount bushings and thrust washers replaced. 0.5 0.5
02-27-01 13418 The radiator support brackets are broken. Radiator removed. Weld/repair support brackets. Radiator replaced. 48.0 8.0
01-03-01 9314 The radiator isolators are all worn. Radiator isolators replaced. 1.0 1.0
02-29-00 158 Three mounting bolts are loose and one is missing from the front axle bracket, radius rod mount. Missing bolt replaced and all four bolts were torqued to 325 ft. lbs. 1.0 1.0
03-06-00 661 The right front air bag is leaking at the top plate. Right front air bag replaced. 56.0 1.0
03-15-00 1328 The front of the bus, forward of the handicap ramp, is bottoming out on the durability track. Ride height raised to 15" at the front stop and 9" at the rear air bags. 2.0 2.0
03-16-00 1508 Ride height is low. Longer leveling valve links installed. 0.5 0.5
04-13-00 2141 The left front shock shaft is broken. Left front shock replaced. 1.0 1.0
04-24-00 3665 The right front air bag is ruptured. Right front air bag replaced. 1.0 1.0
04-27-00 4262 The left front shock is leaking oil. Left front shock replaced. 1.0 1.0
05-08-00 5342 The bushing is out of the right rear lower radius rod suspension end. Radius rod replaced. Left rear radius rod also replaced at manufacturer's request. 104.0 2.5
06-20-00 6364 The right rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Right rear, upper radius rod bracket replaced. 3.0 3.0
06-27-00 6555 The following bushings have worked out of the rear lower radius rods; right side, frame mount and left side axle mount. Both rear lower radius rods replaced. 2.0 2.0
06-27-00 6555 The left rear most shock is leaking oil. Shock replaced. 2.0 2.0
07-12-00 6555 The left rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Parts ordered on 7/12/00 arrived and installed on 7/17/00 120.0 2.5
08-09-00 6863 The right front shock is broken, piston pulled out. Right front shock replaced. 1.0 1.0
08-09-00 6863 Both rear most shocks have failed. Both rear most shocks replaced. 1.5 1.5
08-09-00 6863 Bus will not maintain ride height. Both rear leveling valves replaced. 1.5 1.5
08-18-00 7060 The left rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Left rear upper radius rod bracket replaced. 2.0 2.0
09-13-00 7165 Manufacturer requests both upper radius rod axle brackets be replaced on the rear axle. Both upper radius rod axle brackets on the rear axle replaced. 440.0 2.5
09-13-00 7165 Both left side shocks, rear and aft on the rear, axle are leaking oil. Both shocks replaced. 1.0 1.0
10-30-00 8077 The right rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Broken bracket removed. Installed a Heli-coil insert in the forward inside hole. Replaced the Heli-coil int he rear outsid ehole. Installed new radius rod bracket and rod. Replaced damaged shock. 16.0 3.0
11-03-00 8390 The left rear upper radius rod bracket is broken. Replaced radius rod bracket. 160.0 1.5
11-28-00 8873 The left front air bag is leaking air. Broken out at the mounting bolt for the piston. Left front air bag replaced. 16.0 2.0
11-30-00 9217 The right rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Rear axle out of alignment. Right rear, upper radius rod bracket replaced. Rear axle realigned. 240.0 1.5
01-15-01 9702 The right rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Right rear upper radius rod bracket replaced. 16.0 1.0
01-22-01 9815 The upper shock stud is broken on the left rear, forward shock. Broken stud replaced, new shock installed. 8.0 1.0
01-29-01 10729 Manufacturer requests the rear axle assembly be replaced. Rear axle assembly replaced. 8.0 5.0
02-01-01 10959 The rear axle has shifted to the rear due to the right side, upper radius rod bracket breaking. The right rear, rear shock is also damaged. Radius rod bracket and shock replaced. Rear axle realigned. 6.0 1.5
02-02-01 11354 Rear axle; the upper shock stud is broken on the forward right shock. Broken shock stud replaced. 0.5 0.5
02-05-01 11354 Rear axle; the left side, forward shock is broken. Shock replaced. 0.5 0.5
02-15-01 12774 The left rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Left rear, upper radius rod bracket replaced. Damaged left rear most shock replaced. 3.0 3.0
02-22-01 13277 The right rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Right rear, upper radius rod bracket replaced. 24.0 1.5
02-27-01 13418 Both front shocks are worn. Both front shocks replaced. 1.5 1.5
03-08-01 13772 The rear most air bag on the rear axle, right side, is ruptured. Air bag replaced. 1.5 1.5
03-08-01 13772 The left rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Left rear, upper radius rod bracket replaced. 2.5 2.5
03-12-01 14046 The right rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. The right rear, rear most shock is damaged from the axle shifting. Right rear, upper radius rod bracket and right rear, rear most shock replaced. 8.0 3.0
03-14-01 14382 The right front, lower shock stud is broken. Right front lower shock stud replaced. 1.0 1.0
03-19-01 14382 The right rear, upper radius rod bracket is broken. Heater line smashed by shifted axle when radius rod bracket failed and the right rear most shock is damaged. Right rear, upper radius rod bracket replaced. Damaged heater line repaired and shock replaced. 72.0 3.5
03-20-01 14980 The lower shock stud is broken on the right front shock. Lower shock stud and shock replaced. 1.0 1.0
03-20-01 14980 The right front shock is leaking oil. Right front shock replaced 0.5 0.5
03-16-00 1508 The right front air bag is leaking at the top plate. Air bag ordered. Parts arrived on 4/6/00. Manufacturerrequests new upper mounting holes be drilled 3/4" inboard of original holes. Air bag installed. 504.0 2.0
01-04-01 9503 The upper nut is missing from the left front shock. Shock bushings and new nut replaced. 0.5 0.5
05-04-00 5086 Both right rear tire valve stems are leaking air. Both tires replaced. 0.5 0.5
02-27-01 13418 All six tires are worn. All six tires replaced. 3.0 3.0