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Unscheduled Maintenance

Date Test Miles Service Activity Downtime Hours
04-18-08 192 The engine compartment door hinges have failed. 1/4"x20 bolts installed is engine compartment door hinges. 120.0 1.0
04-18-08 192 Bus is bottoming out in the rear. Middle and rear ride height raised 5/8". All entry door steps are at 14.5". 2.0 4.0
04-29-08 227 The hydraulic line to the right side cooling fan is leaking. Tightened leaking cooling line and checked all others. Topped off hydraulic fluid 62.0 2.0
05-05-08 370 The center leveling valve arm rubbed through the leveling valve air supply line. Air line replaced and rerouted away from the leveling valve arm. 14.0 2.0
05-06-08 414 The electronic drain valve in the ping tank failed. Drain valve removed and plug installed. 11.0 4.0
05-23-08 1639 Manufacturer request new size front shocks be installed. New size shocks installed. 40.0 2.0
06-05-08 3670 Check Transmission light is on. The shift solenoid for the transmission accumulator was loose and hitting the floor frame. All connections tightened test ran for faults. 3.0 6.0
06-09-08 3893 The spool valve for the power steering valve block is leaking hydraulic fluid. O-ring seal on spool valve replaced. 25.0 2.0
06-11-08 4417 Twelve bolts for the anchor points on the rear radius rods are stretched and worn. 12 bolts and nuts for radius rod anchors replaced. 2.0 4.0
06-12-08 4636 The twelve year radius rod anchor bolts replaced on 6/11/08 were too short. Twelve anchor bolts replaced with proper length bolts. 3.0 6.0
06-16-08 5037 One battery is dead Both batteries replaced. 8.0 0.5
06-16-08 5037 The rear sway bar mounting bolts are loose. Rear sway bar mounting bolts retorqued. 0.5 0.5
06-25-08 7267 The left side attaching bolt for the rear lateral bar sheered off. Broken bolt removed and replaced with new nut and bolt. 4.0 2.0
06-25-08 7267 Three rear upper radius rod anchor bolts are loose and worn. Three bolts replaced and torqued to 250 ft/lbs. 1.0 2.0
06-17-08 5269 Three rear radius rod anchor bolts are loose and worn. Three rear radius rod anchor bolts replaced and other torqued. 1.0 1.0
07-01-08 8321 The seat has broken off in the rear of the bus. Seat and weight secured on the floor. New mounting extrusions ordered. 1.0 1.0
07-07-08 9555 One rear axle radius rod bracket bolt is broekn and one is loose. The mid axle, left upper radius rod bolt (suspension side inner bolt) is broken. All bolts replaced. 16.0 4.0
07-10-08 10333 The front door and dump valve are loose. Manufacturer rep secured dump valve and replaced loose bolts in the door. 2.0 1.0
07-15-08 11123 The blots are loose on the left rear radius rod bracket. Bolt replaced in left rear radius rod bracket. 4.0 4.0
07-23-08 12216 The fuel tank is cracked and leaking fuel. Manufacturer rep removed fule and patched crack. 4.0 2.0
07-28-08 12452 The engine coolant hose to the Pro Heat unit is broken. Coolant hose replaced. 48.0 2.5
07-31-08 12675 The fule tank is cracked and leaking fuel. Temporary epoxy fiberglass patch installed. 6.0 1.0
08-01-08 12705 The fule tank is cracked and leaking fuel. Fuel tank removed. Welded/repaired and re-installed. 6.0 6.0
08-01-08 12705 The windshield gasket is broken at the right lower corner. Windshield removed and new gasket installed. 13.0 12.0
08-06-08 12145 The right rear upper radius rod is broken at the mount. Manufacturer rep replaced tight rear upper radius rod and broken mounting bolt. 2.0 2.0
08-06-08 13145 The left rear upper radius rod is cracked. Left rear upper radius rod replaced. 2.0 4.0
08-06-08 13145 Two coolant pipe hangers are broken. Coolant pipe hangers welded/repaired. 1.0 1.0
08-15-08 14702 Two bolts are broken on the left rear, upper radius rod mounting bracket, axle end. The mounting bracket is cracked between the upper and lower, in board mounting holes. Radius rod removed, bracket removed. Broken bolts extracted. 24.0 4.0
08-20-08 14702 The mounting bolts are broken for the left rear, upper radius rod mounting bracket. Bracket and bolts replaced by manufacturer rep. 48.0 4.0