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Unscheduled Maintenance

Date Test Miles Service Activity Downtime Hours
08-29-96 5318 Fitting on the roof mounted A/C condenser is leaking. Trans Air Rep. repaired and charged the system. 4.0 4.0
07-11-96 418 The front door will not stay closed. Dump valve will not stay in the closed position. Release valve linkage adjusted. 0.5 0.5
07-26-96 1406 Three bolts on both sides of the head light panel are missing. Replaced six bolts on the head light panel. 0.5 0.5
07-30-96 1494 The left side rubber trim is missing two fasteners. Fasteners replaced. 0.25 0.25
08-19-96 3681 Two body hold down brackets forward of the rear axle are broken. Weld/repair two body hold down brackets. 1.5 1.5
08-19-96 3681 The right head light assembly is missing a bolt. Bolt replaced. 0.25 0.25
09-18-96 3681 Panel near the front door is missing three fasteners Three fasteners replaced. 0.25 0.25
08-26-96 5018 The right side, outside rear view mirror mounting bolts are stripped. Mounting bolts replaced. 1.0 1.0
10-08-96 7312 Numerous fasteners are missing from the head light panel. Fasteners replaced. 2.0 2.0
10-08-96 7312 One roller is missing from the battery tray. Roller replaced. 0.5 0.5
10-08-96 7312 Body to frame mount forward of the right rear wheel is broken. Welded/repaired frame mount. 0.5 0.5
10-23-96 8571 Two screws are stripped out at the base of the windshield center post. Screws replaced. 0.5 0.5
10-23-96 8571 The front bumper support bracket is missing one bolt. Bolt replaced. 0.5 0.5
11-12-96 11377 The left side panel is loose. New rivets installed. 0.5 0.5
11-12-96 446 Transmission control console and the left side of the driver's console are loose. Fasteners replaced. 0.5 0.5
11-12-96 11377 Front heater blower is noisy. Stud is broken on the motor to mount bracket. Motor and cage removed. 1.0 1.0
11-12-96 11377 The left rear seat is broken. Studs broken at the wall and the pedestal is cracked. Seat removed. 0.5 0.5
09-04-96 5764 Investigate noise in rear end. Found snap ring missing from the right rear slack adjuster. Parts ordered. Replaced s-cam, shaft seal, and slack adjuster in the right rear brake. 312.0 5.5
10-02-96 6589 The right front brake adjuster has a broken bolt. Bolt reaplaced. 1.0 1.0
10-30-96 9538 The control arm on the left rear slack adjuster is broken. Left rear slack adjuster replaced. 1.0 1.0
07-02-96 3 Charging system is not maintaining proper charge. Adjusted voltage regulator, charging system still low; replaced alternator. 2.0 2.0
07-25-96 1399 Two wires on the air compressor are broken off. Repaired two wires on the air compressor. 1.0 1.0
08-19-96 3681 The right front headlight (low beam) is burned out. Replaced the right front head lamp. 0.5 0.5
08-27-96 5018 The right front head light is burned out. Replaced the right front head lamp. 0.5 0.5
10-08-96 7312 Two battery terminals are broken. Battery terminals replaced. 1.0 1.0
10-16-96 8111 The left rear parking light and both front parking lights are burned out. The left rear and both front parking lamps replaced. 0.5 0.5
12-23-96 8571 Trouble shooting found the #4 wire that feeds the battery terminal junction and solenoid for the head lights, wipers and accessories is broken at the terminal end. Positive battery terminal is broken. Wire repaired and terminal replaced. 4.0 4.0
10-23-96 8571 Trouble shooting suspected electrical short under the dash. Hot wire to the blower found hangintg loose. Wire connected. 1.5 1.5
10-31-96 9629 Strong smell of smoke while running durability. Electrical short found in the front blower circuit. Blown resistor and melted connecter replaced. 2.0 2.0
07-03-96 56 Bus has poor throttle response and slow acceleration. Check fuel system, found code 64 (Natual Gas tank temperature high). No current codes. Manufacturer informed. No corrective action at this time 2.0 2.0
07-08-96 71 John Deere Rep. trouble shooting code 64. Rep. disconnected oxygen sensor. Check engine light is now on. Rep. ok's the bus to run. Bus still has poor throttle response and slow acceleration. 3.0 3.0
07-08-96 141 John Deere Rep. trouble shooting poor throttle responce and slow acceleration condition. Replaced spark plugs. Bus still has poor throttle responce and slow acceleration. 5.0 5.0
07-16-96 881 John Deere Rep. trouble shooting poor throttle response and slow acceleration condition. Reprogrammed computer chips for governor several times. Replaced spark plugs. Changed out electronic control modules different times. Replaced original electronic control modules. Bus still has poor throttle response and slow acceleration. 48.0 16.0
07-22-96 1164 Joh Deere Rep. trouble shooting poor throttle response and slow acceleration condition. Rep. determined the turbo-charger was bad. New charger ordered. 24.0 8.0
07-23-96 1164 Turbo-charger ordered on 7/22/96 arrived. Turbo-charger installed, bus still has poor throttle response and slow acceleration. Rep. replaced oxygen sensor. Engine is running properly now. 11.0 3.0
07-31-96 1615 The head lights are inoperative. Found bad ground and replaced. 0.5 0.5
08-02-96 1915 John Deere Rep. checked out the engine. Rep. replaced engine wiring harness. 8.0 8.0
08-08-96 2650 Engine is running rough. Remove code from the computer. Found a loose line on the EBP valve and tightened. 2.0 2.0
08-14-96 3169 John Deere Rep. trouble shooting rough running engine. Rep. replaced a blown tubo gasket due to loose turbo bolts and reconnected back pressure sensor line. 4.0 4.0
09-20-96 5768 The check engine light is staying on. Replaced ECM as per John Deere Rep.. Light is still on, John Deere Rep. informed. 0.5 0.5
09-23-96 5768 Check engine light is on. John Deere Rep. found fuel temperature plug not making contact. Plug cleaned and connected. 3.0 3.0
09-26-96 6041 Turbo charger gasket is blown. John Deere trouble shooting cause of blown gasket and replaced gasket. 20.0 4.0
10-16-96 8111 The left rear engine mount is broken. Both rear engine mounts replaced. 3.5 3.5
10-30-96 9538 Both rear engine mounts are cracked. Both rear engine mounts replaced. 3.5 3.5
11-08-96 10694 The transmission will not shift out of second gear. Replaced 10 amp fuse in ATEC panel. 1.0 1.0
11-11-96 11180 The mounting bolt has worked out of the left rear engine mount. Retorqued engine mount bolt. 0.5 0.5
07-11-96 418 The tailpipe strap hanger is cracked. Replaced tail pipe strap hanger. 1.0 1.0
08-27-96 5018 The exhast flange gasket is leaking. Exhaust flange gasket replaced. 1.0 1.0
07-15-96 719 The right support bracket is broken and the left support bracked is cracked on the first fuel tank in the front of the rear axle. Fuel tank fell to the ground. Fuel tank secured and bus sent to repair shop. 2.0 2.0
07-16-96 778 Repair of fuel tank support brackets. Manufacturer requests both supports be repaired by welding. 2.0 2.0
08-19-96 3681 Bolt in the bottom half of the CNG fuel tank strap fell out (rear tank right side.). Replaced bottom half of tank strap and bolts. 1.0 1.0
08-26-96 5018 The first CNG fuel tank forward of the rear axle; both mounts are cracked. Welded/repaired CG fuel tank mounts. 1.0 1.0
08-26-96 5018 The front left CNG fuel tank; the mounting hole is cracking. Cracks welded/repaired. 2.0 2.0
08-27-96 5018 The right rear leveling valve has failed. Replaced the right rear leveling valve. 0.5 0.5
11-12-96 11377 The forward mount for the left outer most fuel tank bracket is cracked. Crack welded/repaired. 1.5 1.5
07-25-96 1399 The left rear leveling valve arm is broken. Replaced the left rear leveling. 1.0 1.0
07-26-96 1406 The right rear leveling valve failed. Replaced the right rear leveling valve. 1.0 1.0
07-30-96 1494 The left rear leveling valve is out of adjustment. Left rear leveling valve adjusted. 0.75 0.075
08-01-96 1765 The right front shock is broken. Replaced the right front shock. 0.5 0.5
08-05-96 2279 The rear ride height is out of adjustment. Adjusted rear ride height. 0.5 0.5
08-07-96 2367 The left front shock is broken. Replaced the left front shock. 0.5 0.5
08-09-96 3001 The anchor pin on the right rear leveling valce is broken. Fabricated and installed new anchor pin 1.5 1.5
08-09-96 3001 The rear ride height is out of adjustment. Adjusted the rear ride height. 0.5 0.5
08-12-96 3109 The right front shock is broken. Replaced the right front shock. 1.0 1.0
08-15-96 3346 The right rear leveling valve arm is bent. Bent arm replcaed with a used arm. New parts ordered. 1.0 1.0
08-16-96 3376 Leveling valve arm ordered 8/15/96 arrived. Replaced leveling valve arm with new arm. 0.5 0.5
08-16-96 3376 Both front shocks are worn. Replaced both front shocks. 1.0 1.0
08-27-96 5070 The front shock is broken. Replaced the right front shock. 1.0 1.0
08-28-96 5205 The right rear leveling valve arm is bent. Replaced the right rear leveling valve arm. 0.5 0.5
08-29-96 5512 The left rear leveling valve failed and the right rear shock is broken. Replaced leveling valve and shock. 1.5 1.5
09-24-96 5857 Both left front and left rear shocks are worn. Both shocks replaced. 2.0 2.0
09-25-96 6032 The left rear leveling vavle arm is broken. Replaced left rear leveling valve. 2.0 2.0
10-01-96 6472 The right front shock is broken. Right front shock replaced. 0.5 0.5
10-08-96 7312 Manufacturer requests the front shocks be replaced with Koni brand shocks. Koni shock installed in front. 1.0 1.0
10-03-96 9538 Both front lower shock bushings are worn. Both front lower shock bushings replaced. 0.5 0.5
11-12-96 11377 The right rear upper shock mount is broken. Shock mount welds/repaired. 1.5 1.5
11-12-96 11377 The front leveling valve failed. Leveling valve replaced. 0.5 0.5
10-08-96 7312 Both front tires are worn. Both front shocks replaced. 1.0 1.0