UDTV-29

NORTH AMERICAN TRANSIT, INC.

Unscheduled Maintenance

Date Test Miles Service Activity Downtime Hours
01-26-95 5370 Right front axle bolt is broken. Rep. replaced grade 5 bolt with grade 8 bolt. 0.25 0.25
10-17-94 119 Windshield is coming out of the gasket and the panel below the windshield is coming off. New side pillars for the windshield installed, new windshield and gasket installed, and tabs welded around the windshield frame to hold the windshield in place. Panel below windshield secured. 96.0 4.5
10-27-94 171 The third passenger window from the rear, left side, has shattered due to flexing of the window frame. New window installed. 15.0 2.5
11-04-94 296 First passenger window right side shattered due to flexing of the window frame. New window installed. (Note: the new window was 1/4" higher, manufacturer recommended that foam rubber be taped in place between the window and the frame to cushion the contact with the frame). 72.0 1.5
12-06-94 1258 The left front window shattered. Manufacturer rep. replaced with plastic sheeting and duct tape. 1.0 1.0
12-08-94 1364 The second window, left side shattered. Manufacturer rep. replaced with plastic sheeting and duct tape. 1.0 1.0
12-16-94 2370 Third window, left side shattered. Manufacturer rep. replaced window. 1.0 1.0
12-16-94 2533 Driver's side window fell out. Manufacturer rep. replaced the window with duct tape. 0.5 0.5
01-11-95 3267 Third window, left side fell out. Manufacturer rep. replaced window with duct tape. 0.5 0.5
01-19-95 4262 The driver's side window fell out. Manufacturer rep. replaced the window with duct tape. 0.5 0.5
01-23-95 4644 The destination sign is falling apart. Destination sign removed. 0.5 0.5
02-11-95 6979 Engine shutdown. Left side of dash is loose causing malfunction in the ignition master switch. Dash secured. 1.75 1.75
02-14-95 7236 Second window left side shattered. Manufacturer rep. replaced window. 1.0 1.0
01-12-95 3372 The right rear back - up lights are not functioning. Corroded wires and connectors replaced. 0.5 0.5
01-25-95 5270 Bus will not start, battery charge is low. Charged batteries. 2.5 2.5
01-26-95 5291 Left tail light is out and the bus will not start. Lamp replaced and batteries charged. 2.0 2.0
01-31-95 5946 Eleven rear light wires damaged (5 right side, 6 left side) due to engine package dropping from bulkhead support beam failure. Wires replaced. 1.5 1.5
11-21-94 834 Bus will not start, found corroded battery terminals. Cleaned battery terminals. 0.5 0.5
10-14-94 5 Clamp broke on the air line from turbo to pre-cooler. Clamp replaced. 2.0 2.0
11-16-94 569 Loss of engine throttle. Trouble shooting electrical connection, shift controls, and throttle air line operations. Found charge air line came off at the throttle body side. Reconnected air line. 4.0 3.0
11-17-94 594 Right rear air tank mounting bracket is broken. Bracket welded/repaired. 0.25 0.25
11-17-94 594 Radiator coolant is surging out of the radiator due to the absence of a surge tank. Fabricate and installed a surge tank and overflow line to the radiator filler neck. 0.75 0.75
11-22-94 878 Speedometer is not consistent. Speedometer recalibrated. 0.5 0.5
11-28-94 886 Rubber elbow to air cooler is split. Part is not readily available from the manufacturer; rep. recommends temporary repair of split elbow. New elbow ordered. 2.0 2.0
11-28-94 886 Hose clamp on turbo is stripped. Hose clamp replaced. 0.5 0.5
11-29-94 896 New air cooler elbow arrived. Elbow installed. 1.0 1.0
12-08-94 1415 The heater is not putting out a sufficient amount of heat. Rep. covered the engine grill with plastic. 1.0 1.0
12-09-94 1587 No heat conditions throughout the bus. Manufacturer requests thermostat be replaced. Thermostat replaced. Still no heat. 3.0 3.0
12-12-94 1651 Reps from Carrier to trouble shoot no heat condition. Reps replaced circuit breakers in heater fan circuitry. 0.75 0.75
12-19-94 2655 Power steering line in the engine compartment ruptured spraying hydraulic fluid in the engine compartment which caused a fire in the engine compartment. Clean - up from fire and modify placement of hydraulic line. 4.0 4.0
01-05-95 2798 Turbo line broke off. Manufacturer rep. replaced the turbo line. 1.0 1.0
01-09-05 3144 The fan shroud broke and fell into the radiator causing damage. Manufacturer rep. pinched closed the leaking section of the radiator. 7.0 7.0
01-31-95 5946 Radiator damaged and leaking due to engine package dropping. Radiator repaired and replaced while engine/transmission assembly was out. 4.0 4.0
02-16-95 7416 Bus shut down, will not start. Trouble shooting; check fuel system, check G.F.I., and check ignition. No problem found. Bus towed to garage. Hercules technician diagnosed; replaced compu-valve, cam sensor and cam sensor wiring harness. 48.0 9.0
10-25-94 119 The rear section of the bus is deforming downward. Roof skin removed and 6 linear sections of steel hat channel installed to strenghen support between roof structure cross members. New roof skin installed. 72.0 9.5
11-17-94 594 The rear section of the bus continues to deform downward. To strengthen structure, manufacturer ordered the installation of 7' steel hat channel beams on both inside wall frame structures. One beam is installed longitudinally on each side. 3.0 3.0
12-13-94 1777 Rear frame hat channel, 31 1/4" forward of the right, rear axle pivot bushing is cracked. Crack welded/repaired. 1.5 1.5
12-13-94 1777 Window posts have the following cracks; right side/inside, 1st post-top, 2nd post-bottom, 3rd post-top and bottom, 4th post-bottom, 5th post-top, 6th post-bottom. Left side/inside, 1st post-bottom, 2nd post-top, 3rd post-top and bottom, 5th post-bottom, 6th post-top, 7th post-bottom, and the 8th post-top. Cracks from the outside are as follows; right side/outside, 2nd post-bottom, 3rd post-bottom, 4th post-bottom, Left side/outside, 1st post-bottom, 2nd post-bottom, 3rd post-bottom, 4th post-bottom and the 5th post-bottom. All cracks welded/repaired. 2.0 2.0
12-16-94 2350 Window post have the following cracks; right side/inside, 1st post bottom, 2nd post-top, 3rd post-top, 4th post-bottom, 5th post-top and bottom, 6th post-top. Left side/inside, 4th post-bottom, and the 5th post-bottom. All cracks welded/repaired. 2.0 2.0
12-20-94 2743 The left upper engine support is broken through the weld and the right upper engine support is broken through on three sides and 1 1/2" on the fourth side. This has allowed the engine to drop 4" and shift to the rear 1". The radiator is also leaking due to the shifting. Bus towed to the garage. Engine/transmission removed, radiator removed, air cooler mounting bracket removed and welded to the new radiator. Engine supports welded/repaired, and engine/transmission installed. 96.0 13.0
01-12-95 3372 There are numerous cracks around both rear wheel wells, the rear frame crossmember, left side at the wheel is cracked through. The floor inside at both wheel wells is cracked. Cracks in the wheel well areas welded/repaired and plated. 8.5 8.5
01-12-95 3372 Numerous inside window posts are cracked. Cracks welded/repaired. 2.0 2.0
01-17-95 3866 The front crossmember, right side by the wheel well is cracked through, and the right rear frame member by the engine mount is cracked. All cracks welded/repaired. 6.0 6.0
01-23-95 4644 Numerous cracks; window posts right side - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, top and bottom, and the right rear diagonal support at the bottom. Window posts left side - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, at the bottom. Outside roof area - both front upper corners of the windshield, and the rear roof truss, both corners above the A/C condensor. Frame area - tubing at the right front radius arm frame mount, the front corner of the right front wheel well, and the crossmember in front of the engine cradle. All cracks welded/repaired. 48.0 16.0
01-24-95 4915 Four inch crack at the left rear suspension mount to the frame. Crack welded/repaired 1.5 1.5
01-31-95 5946 Engine compartment; the bulkhead support beam pulled away from the bulkhead dropping the engine package approxiamately 6". Engine/transmission removed, bulkhead support beam removed, new bulkhead support beam installed and engine/transmission replaced. 96.0 12.5
01-31-95 5946 Numerous window posts are cracked inside. Window posts welded/repaired. 0.5 0.5
01-31-95 5946 Frame cracks, both sides, by the rear axle bushing mounts. Cracks welded/repaired. 0.5 0.5
01-31-95 5946 The right front support channel beneath the entrance door is broken. Support channel welded/repaired. 1.0 1.0
02-10-95 6780 Right front corner post between the door and the windshield is broken through at the top. Post repostitioned, plated and welded/repaired. 6.0 6.0
02-10-95 6780 Front frame crossmember, right side is cracked all around. Stepwell area is hanging down. Crossmember plated, and welded/repaired. 2.0 2.0
02-20-95 7416 Crack located at the forward end of the in line frame hat channel, right side. Crack welded/repaired. 0.5 0.5
02-20-95 7416 Crack located at the forward interface with crossmember on the right side rail beam. Crack welded/repaired. 0.5 0.5
02-20-95 7416 Lower frame crack located on left side interface of the front hat channel between the right side in line hat channel and the left rail beam. Crack welded/repaired. 1.0 1.0
02-20-95 7416 The two outer welds on the lower frame hat channel interfacing the steering box mount are cracked. Crack welded/repaired. 0.5 0.5
02-20-95 7416 The front frame crossmember is cracked on the left side of the outer interface with the right side verticle pillar. Crack welded/repaired. 3.0 3.0
02-20-95 7416 The front frame crossmember is cracked on the right side of the outer interface with the right side verticle pillar. Crack welded/repaired. 3.0 3.0
02-21-95 7416 The second frame crossmember is cracked outside of the suspension isolator block mount, front and bottom. Crack welded/repaired. 0.25 0.25
02-21-95 7416 The second frame crossmember is cracked inside of the suspension isolator block mount, front and bottom. Crack welded/repaired. 0.25 0.25
02-21-95 7416 The rear frame crossmember is cracked on the right side at the interface with the 45 degree hat channel. Crack welded/repaired. 0.5 0.5
02-21-95 7416 The rear crossmember, right side is cracked on the inside above the axle bushing mount weld. Crack welded/repaired. 0.5 0.5
02-21-95 7416 The forward engine cradle support beam is cracked on the bottom of the outside in line beam weld. Crack welded/repaired. 0.5 0.5
02-21-95 7416 All window posts, both sides are cracked at the top and bottom. All cracks welded/repaired. 1.0 1.0
11-21-94 834 CNG fuel leak in the overhead tank area. Located loose fitting at the right center fuel tank and tightened. 1.5 1.5
12-05-94 1028 All roof mounted CNG fuel tanks are shifting in their straps. All straps shimmed with 1/4" rubber straps for a better hold. 6.5 6.5
01-23-95 4644 The front left fuel tank has rotated 180 degrees. Straps loosened, tank rotated back in position, and straps tightened. 1.0 1.0
01-23-95 4644 The left center fuel tank rubber isolators have fallen off. New isolators cemented on. 0.5 0.5
02-07-95 6084 Bus will not start. High pressure fuel regulator and filter removed, fuel regulator cleaned. Regulator and filter replaced. Compuvalve replaced. Batteries replaced. 8.0 8.0
11-17-94 594 Wheelchair ramp deploy limit switch is out of adjustment. Switch adjusted. 0.25 0.25
11-21-94 834 The front door will not function. Wheelchair ramp will not stow. Faulty wheelchair deploy switch bypassed. 0.5 0.5
11-22-94 859 Handicap ramp has fallen out of the guide track. Ramp reinstalled, 3 3/4" flat washers welded to rollers, rollers installed. 2.0 2.0
12-12-94 1671 The support for the wheelchair ramp operating arm is broken. Parts not available; arm and motor removed, and ramp tied back in place. Wheelchair ramp inoperative. 1.5 1.5
10-27-94 171 Both rear axle pivot bushing mounting plates are cracked. Both rear axle pivot bushing mounting plates welded/repaired and reinforced with plating. 144.0 16.0
11-08-94 296 The right rear air bag will not inflate. Air fitting to the right rear air bag is broken. A hole had to be cut in the floor to gain access to the fitting. Fitting replaced. 2.0 2.0
11-08-94 296 The air line to the left front air bag was damaged by the supenison when the right rear air bag fitting broke. Air line repaired. 1.0 1.0
11-10-94 320 Both rear upper air bag mounts are cracking at the front corners. Cracks welded/repaired. 24.0 4.0
11-11-94 445 The left front suspension isolator block is broken. Left front isolator block replaced. 4.0 4.0
11-15-94 472 Both front suspension isolator blocks are broken. Both front isolator blocks replaced. 1.0 1.0
11-15-94 473 The left front suspension isolator block is broken. Both front suspension isolator blocks replaced with a new design supplied by the manufacturer. 1.5 1.5
11-17-94 594 Both front suspension isolator blocks are worn. Replaced both front suspension isolators. 1.25 1.25
11-18-94 715 Air line fitting to the left front air bag is broken. Fitting replaced. 0.5 0.5
11-18-94 715 Front leveling valve linkage is broken. Front leveling valve linkage replaced. 0.5 0.5
11-18-94 715 Both front suspension isolator blocks are worn. Both front suspension isolator blocks replaced. 2.0 2.0
11-21-94 834 Left front suspension isolator block is broken. Suspension isolator block replaced. 1.0 1.0
11-22-94 859 Left front suspension isolator block is broken. Left front suspension isolator replaced. 1.0 1.0
11-22-94 862 Air line to left front air bag is pinched between the frame and the suspension. Air line repaired and rerouted. 1.5 1.5
11-22-94 878 Left front suspension isolator block is broken. Left front suspension isolator block replaced. 1.0 1.0
11-22-94 878 Manufacturer requested that the front lateral bar be replaced. Front lateral bar replaced. 1.0 1.0
12-05-94 1028 The left front upper suspension isolator mounting plate is cracked. Both front upper suspension isolator mounting plates modified. 24.0 5.5
12-06-94 1179 Left front leveling valve arm is broken. New arm ordered, existing arm temporarily repaired. 0.5 0.5
12-09-94 1587 Front suspension isolator blocks are worn. Front suspension isolators replaced. 1.0 1.0
12-12-94 1671 Rear bolt from the front left radius rod fell out. Bolt replaced. 0.5 0.5
12-13-94 1777 The left front air bag base is cracked. Left front air bag replaced. 1.0 1.0
01-12-95 3372 Both front suspension isolator blocks are separating. Both front suspension isolators replaced. 0.5 0.5
01-24-95 4842 Left rear lower shock bolt is missing. Bolt replaced. 0.5 0.5
01-31-95 5946 Manufacturer rep. requests that both front suspension isolator blocks be replaced. Both front suspension isolator blocks replaced. 0.5 0.5
02-14-95 7536 The left front suspension isolator block is broken. Manufacturer rep. replaced the isolator block. 1.0 1.0
02-20-95 7416 The left front leveling valve linkage is disconnected. Bus jacked up and linkage reconnected. 0.5 0.5
02-20-95 7416 Manufacturer rep. requested that both front suspension isolator blocks be replaced. Both front suspension isolator blocks replaced. 0.5 0.5