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Date Test Miles Service Activity Downtime Hours
04-10-06 4088 6.0 2.0
04-10-06 7817 104.0 4.0
04-10-06 8135 2.0 2.0
04-10-06 2086 26.0 0.5
04-10-06 3545 6.0 4.0
04-10-06 5139 2.0 1.0
04-10-06 5139 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 6011 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 7817 1.0 1.0
11-16-05 5139 The A/C isolators are worn. Replaced all four A/C isolators. 2.0 1.0
11-16-05 5139 The A/C belt is damaged. Replaced A/C belt. 0.5 0.5
12-02-05 6011 The A/C belt fell off. Inspect A/C belt, condition good. Replaced A/C belt and adjust tension. 2.0 0.5
01-05-06 7817 The A/C belt will not stay on. Spacer thickness changed to adjusted mounting angle from 7° to 4°. 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 3849 14.0 1.0
04-10-06 4001 6.0 0.5
04-10-06 627 10.0 1.0
04-10-06 889 4.0 1.0
04-10-06 940 1.0 1.0
08-16-05 627 The right rear, inside axle U-Bolt is broken at the forward nut and the right rear spring beam center pin is broken. Replaced the U-bolt and center pin. 10.0 1.0
08-23-05 889 Both left side, rear axle U-bolts are broken at the forward nuts. Replaced both U-bolts. 4.0 1.0
08-25-05 940 Both left side, rear axle U-bolts are broken. Replaced both U-bolts. 1.0 1.0
09-19-05 2086 The left rear, inner axle U-bolt is broken at the forward nut. Replaced U-bolt. 26.0 0.5
10-07-05 3545 The inner right side, rear axle u-bolt is broken. The rear suspension beams welds are broken at the air bag and lower shock mount. Replaced U-bolt and suspension. 6.0 4.0
10-14-05 3849 The right rear, outer axle u-bolt is broken. Replaced U-bolt. 14.0 1.0
10-18-05 4001 The left rear, inner axle u-bolt is broken. Replaced U-bolt. 6.0 0.5
10-21-05 4088 The rear pivot bushings are all worn. Repalced pivot bushings and all rear axle u-bolts. 6.0 2.0
01-05-06 7817 The right side rear axle bracket is cracking at the weld. Right side rear axle bracket welded/repaired and reinstalled. 104.0 4.0
01-16-06 8135 The welds are cracked on both rear axle brackets. Replaced rear axle assembly. 2.0 2.0
01-16-06 8135 The welds are cracked on both rear axle brackets. Replaced rear axle assembly. 2.0 2.0
09-29-05 2524 The left side windshield panel is broken. Replaced left side windshield. 56.0 3.0
10-25-05 4368 The left windshield panel is coming out of the seal at the top left. Reinstalled windshield panel. 6.0 1.0
10-25-05 4368 The windshield wipers arm inoperative. Reinstalled wiper transmission on wiper motor. 1.0 1.0
01-23-06 8135 The driver's side windshield panel is working out. Removed both windshield panels and destination sign. Replaced worn windshield seal. Replaced both windshield panels and destination sign. 4.0 4.0
04-10-06 14935 2.0 2.0
11-07-05 5082 The "ABS: light is on. Trouble shooting; replaced right rear wheel speed sensor. 2.0 0.5
03-10-06 12411 The "ABS" light is on. Wired are broken on the right from sensor. Replaced right front sensor. 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 940 4.0 0.5
04-10-06 1167 4.0 1.0
04-10-06 1342 4.0 1.0
04-10-06 1342 72.0 0.25
04-10-06 1507 32.0 2.0
04-10-06 1507 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 2755 6.0 1.0
04-10-06 4088 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 5821 6.0 0.5
04-10-06 5821 8.0 1.0
04-10-06 9371 8.0 1.0
04-10-06 11778 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 12004 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 12436 72.0 3.0
08-29-05 1167 The dash gauges shut down intermittently. Trouble shooting; Check and tighten connections at the batteries and knife switches. 4.0 1.0
09-01-05 1342 The battery cables are welded to the battery terminals. Replaced battery cables and batteries. 4.0 1.0
09-01-05 1342 The speedometer is not functioning properly. Replaced speedo head. 72.0 0.25
09-12-05 1507 The instrument panel gauges are not functioning. The odometer and hour meter are lit but not functioning. Repaired open circuit, Yellow data link wire at the cannon plug. Replaced loose connectors at the speedo head. 32.0 2.0
09-12-05 1507 The high beams are inoperative. Repaired broken purple wire in hight beam circuit. 0.5 0.5
10-03-05 2755 The hot wire on the starter is damaged. Repaired wire. 6.0 1.0
10-21-05 4088 The speedometer is not functioning. Replaced dash cluster. 0.5 0.5
12-01-05 5821 The left rear spring eye bolt is broken. Replaced eye bolt. 7.0 0.5
12-01-05 5821 The instrument panel gauges shut off intermittently. Replaced speedo head. 6.0 5.0
12-01-05 5821 The front door will not close. Replaced door closer relay for air control. 1.0 0.5
02-15-06 9371 The instrument panel light are inoperative. Trouble shooting; repaired broken wire at circuit breaker #2 on the fuse panel. 8.0 1.0
03-02-06 11778 The speedometer operation is erratic. Replaced speedo head. 0.5 0.5
03-03-06 12004 All dash gauges are shutting down intermittently. Repaired broken wire at CB #11. 1.0 1.0
03-21-06 12436 Engine stalls out, will not stay running. Trouble shooting with Pro-Link. Wiring checked for shorts and opens. Replaced throttle pedal as per request of manufacturer. 72.0 3.0
04-10-06 3379 3.0 1.0
04-10-06 5139 2.0 1.0
04-10-06 5139 2.0 1.0
04-10-06 5370 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 6624 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 7280 4.0 1.0
04-10-06 11415 2.0 1.0
04-10-06 12411 1.0 1.0
10-06-05 3379 The A/C belt is worn and damaged. Replaced A/C belt. 3.0 1.0
11-16-05 5139 The radiator isolators are worn. Replaced radiator isolators. 2.0 1.0
11-16-05 5139 The upper forward radiator bracket is broken. Bracket welded/repaired. 2.0 1.0
11-25-05 5370 Air fitting to right front air bag is cracked and leaking. Replaced air fitting. 0.5 0.5
12-08-05 6624 The lower surge tank hose for the radiator chaffed against the radiator chaffed against the radiator and is leaking. Replaced lower surge tank hose. 1.0 1.0
12-08-05 6624 The lower surge tank hose for the radiator chaffed against the radiator and is leaking. Replaced lower surge tank hose. 1.0 1.0
12-14-05 7280 The transmission cooler pipe came off and is leaking coolant. Reattached cooler pipe and replaced P-clip. Top off coolant level. 4.0 1.0
02-27-06 11415 The pipe to the air dryer is leaking. Repaired pipe. 2.0 1.0
03-10-06 12411 The engine is missing intermittently. Replaced spark plugs and plug wires. 1.0 1.0
03-10-06 12411 The engine is missing intermittently. Replaced spark plugs and plug wires. 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 940 1.0 1.0
08-24-05 940 The isolators on the muffler mounts are worn. Temporary hardward installed until new isolators arrive. 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 2524 56.0 3.0
04-10-06 4368 6.0 1.0
04-10-06 8135 4.0 4.0
04-10-06 5082 2.0 0.5
04-10-06 12411 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 4088 40.0 1.5
04-10-06 11778 4.0 1.0
04-10-06 4368 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 8135 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 9935 0.25 0.25
04-10-06 11498 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 12295 1.0 1.0
01-16-06 8135 The body trim on the left side of the bus is loose. 3/16" rivets installed as needed. 0.5 0.5
02-17-06 9935 The right side low beam is burned out. Replaced right side low beam lamp. 0.25 0.25
03-01-06 11498 Both inner fender wells are cracking. Moniotor for further cracking. Cracks temporarily taped. 0.5 0.5
03-27-06 12295 The upper mounting bolt is broken on the exterior left side rear view mirror. Removed broken bolt and installed new bolt. 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 14362 10.0 0.5
04-10-06 14397 6.0 1.5
04-10-06 14397 6.0 1.0
04-10-06 14935 4.0 0.5
04-10-06 14935 2.0 1.0
04-10-06 844 12.0 0.5
04-10-06 940 128.0 1.0
04-10-06 1450 8.0 1.0
04-10-06 1689 4.0 0.5
04-10-06 2060 4.0 0.5
04-10-06 2272 2.0 0.5
04-10-06 2272 2.0 0.5
04-10-06 2462 40.0 1.0
04-10-06 4001 6.0 1.0
04-10-06 4608 4.0 1.0
04-10-06 4846 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 4846 5.0 1.5
04-10-06 5082 2.0 0.5
04-10-06 5082 104.0 1.0
04-10-06 5370 134.0 1.0
04-10-06 5370 1.5 1.5
04-10-06 5370 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 7061 13.0 0.5
04-10-06 7061 13.0 0.5
04-10-06 7479 5.0 0.5
04-10-06 7527 12.0 0.5
04-10-06 7817 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 8135 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 8135 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 8135 608.0 2.5
04-10-06 8908 9.0 0.5
04-10-06 9227 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 9637 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 9935 1.0 0.5
04-10-06 10171 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 10321 2.0 0.5
04-10-06 10868 2.0 1.0
04-10-06 11415 2.0 0.5
04-10-06 11415 2.0 1.0
04-10-06 11498 2.0 0.5
04-10-06 11498 24.0 3.0
04-10-06 12198 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 12374 0.5 0.5
04-10-06 12411 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 12611 6.0 1.5
04-10-06 13086 3.0 0.5
04-10-06 13295 4.0 0.5
04-10-06 13800 4.0 0.5
04-10-06 13800 4.0 0.5
08-19-05 844 The eye bolt is broken at the nut end on the right rear spring beam. Replaced right rear eye bolt and nut. 12.0 0.5
08-24-05 940 The mounting holes to the spring beam, in the rear suspension cross member are elongated. Replaced the rear suspension cross member. 128.0 1.0
08-25-05 940 Air leak located at the left front of bus. Tightened body bolts of R12 relay valve. 1.0 1.0
08-25-05 940 Air leak located at the left front of bus. Tightened body bolts of R12 relay valve. 1.0 1.0
09-07-05 1415 The bolt hole in the piston of both rear air springs are stripped out. Replaced both rear air springs and mounting bolts. 8.0 1.0
09-13-05 1689 The eye bolt on the right rear spring beam is broken at the nut. Replaced eye bolt and nut. 4.0 0.5
09-16-05 2060 The left rear spring beam eye bolt is broken at the nut. Replaced eye bolt and nut. 10.0 0.5
09-20-05 2272 The right rear spring beam eye bolt is broken at the nut. Replaced bolt and nut. 2.0 0.5
09-20-05 2272 Both front sway bar links are hitting the control arm. Replaced both front sway bar links. 2.0 0.5
09-23-05 2462 Both rear spring beam bushing are working out. Replaced both rear spring beam bushing. 40.0 1.0
10-18-05 4001 The center bolt is broken for the right rear spring beam. Replaced center bolt. 6.0 1.0
10-31-05 4846 The rear shocks are worn. Replaced rear shocks. 0.5 0.5
10-31-05 4846 The center bolt is broken in the left rear spring beam. Center bolt replaced. 5.0 1.5
11-02-05 5082 The left front leveling valve failed. Replaced left front leveling valve. 2.0 0.5
11-02-05 5082 The right front sway bar/lower shock mount bracket is broken. Replaced right front sway bar/lower shock mount bracket. 104.0 1.0
11-16-05 5139 The left rear spring saddle weld is cracked. Manufacturer requests; replaced eye bushing 4" X 1 3/4 X 4.5mm installed at the front and rear of spring saddles. 136.0 3.0
11-25-05 5370 The front sway bar is broken, left side. Replaced front sway bar. 134.0 1.0
11-25-05 5370 Both front air bags are rubbing on the wheel wells. Replaced both front air bags. 1.5 1.5
11-25-05 5370 The retarder is not functioning. Replaced solenoid. 0.5 0.5
11-25-05 5370 The front sway bar is broken, left side. Replaced front sway bar. 134.0 1.0
11-25-05 5370 Both front air bags are rubbing on the wheel wells. Replaced both front air bags. 1.5 1.5
11-25-05 5370 The retarder is not functioning. Replaced solenoid. 0.5 0.5
11-25-05 5370 Air fitting to right front air bag is cracked and leaking. Replaced air fitting. 0.5 0.5
12-06-05 6161 The right front sway bar link/shock bracket is broken. Replaced sway bar link/shock bracket. 38.0 1.0
12-12-05 6963 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken. Replaced eye bolt. 3.0 0.5
12-13-05 7061 The left front sway bar link is broken at the sway bar stud. Replaced left front sway bar link. 13.0 0.5
12-19-05 7479 The left front sway bar link is broken. Replaced left front sway bar link. 5.0 0.5
12-20-05 7527 The left rear spring eye bolt is broken. Replaced left rear spring eye bolt. 12.0 0.5
01-05-06 7817 The bushing are worn on both rear spring beams. Replaced both rear spring eye bushing. 1.0 1.0
01-16-06 8135 The left front shock is leaking oil. Replaced left front shock. 0.5 0.5
01-16-06 8135 The right front sway bar link/shock bracket is broken at the link mount. Replaced both front sway bar link/shock brackets. 1.0 1.0
01-16-06 8135 The frame bracket is broken at the left front sway bar saddle mount. Replaced both fram mounts. Replaced left and right clamps and bushings. 608.0 2.5
02-13-06 8908 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced broken eye bolt. 9.0 0.5
02-13-06 8908 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced broken eye bolt. 9.0 0.5
02-14-06 9227 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head end. Repalced bolt and nut. 0.5 0.5
02-16-06 9637 The left front air bag is leaking. Replaced left front air bag. 2.0 1.0
02-17-06 9935 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced right rear spring eye bolt. 1.0 0.5
02-20-06 10171 The right front shock has pulled apart. Replaced right front shock. 0.5 0.5
02-21-06 10321 The left rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced eye bolt. 2.0 0.5
02-23-06 10868 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced right rear spring eye bolt. 2.0 1.0
02-27-06 11415 The left rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced left rear spring eye bolt. 2.0 0.5
02-27-06 11415 The air chage pipe bracket is broken. Fabricated new bracket (2" x 6" x 3/16") and installed. 2.0 1.0
02-28-06 11498 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced right rear spring eye bolt. 2.0 0.5
03-01-06 11498 The spring eye bushing on the left rear spring is worn. Replaced both rear spring eye bushing, both rear eye bolts and both rear shocks. 24.0 3.0
03-06-06 12198 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the nut. Replaced right rear eye bolt and nut. 0.5 0.5
03-07-06 12374 The front sway bar is broken at the right side radius. Removed front sway bar, ordered new sway bar. 0.5 0.5
03-16-06 12411 Front sway bar ordered on 3/7/06 arrived. Installed front sway bar. 1.0 1.0
03-22-06 12611 The lower shock bolt is broken on the right front shock. Removed shock mount bracket, lower shock bolt drilled out. Reinstalled shock mount bracket and new shock. 6.0 1.5
03-24-06 13086 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced right rear spring eye bolt. 3.0 0.5
03-27-06 13295 The forward bolt is broken on the left front sway bar clamp and the clamp is bent. Repalced clamp and both bolts and nuts. 4.0 0.5
03-30-06 13800 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced right rear spring eye bolt. 4.0 0.5
03-30-06 13800 The upper pivot of the left front sway bar is link is worn. Replaced left front sway bar link. 4.0 0.5
04-04-06 14362 The left rear spring eye bolt is broken at the nut. Replaced left rear spring eye bolt and nut. 10.0 0.5
04-05-06 14397 The left rear spring beam is broken at the center bolt. Repalced left rear spring beam and u-bolt. 6.0 1.5
04-05-06 14397 The rear suspension cross member is cracked near the shock mount. Repaired/welded cracks. 6.0 1.0
04-07-06 14935 The right rear spring eye bolt is broken at the head. Replaced right rear spring eye bolt. 4.0 0.5
04-07-06 14935 The bolt in the piston of the left rear air bag is broken. Removed air bag, bolt drilled out, installed air bag and new bolt. 2.0 1.0
04-07-06 14935 The upper bracket is broken on the left. Reparied/welded bracket. 2.0 2.0
10-28-05 4608 The right front shock is leaking oil. Replaced right front shock. 4.0 1.0
10-21-05 4088 Both front axle brake chambers are rubbing on the link anchor point for the sway bar. Replaced brake chambers and adjusted steering. 40.0 1.5
03-02-06 11778 The steering stop block is broken at the weld. Repaired/welded stop block. 4.0 1.0
04-10-06 3149 3.0 3.0
04-10-06 9227 1.0 1.0
04-10-06 13652 1.0 1.0
10-05-05 3149 The steering tires are worn. Mounted two new tires and replaced steering tires. 3.0 3.0
02-14-06 9227 Both front tires are worn. Replaced both front tires. 1.0 1.0
03-29-06 13653 Both front tires are worn. Replaced both front tires. 1.0 1.0