Champion International Low Floor

Model International Low Floor made by Champion got 1 consumer complain as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to service brakes, hydraulic. . There was one recall concerning equipment .

Model 2007


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
08V326000CHAMPION BUS, INC.from 07/12/2007 to 07/01/2008V (Vehicle)6807/01/2008MFRCHAMPION BUS, INC.07/17/200807/17/2008
Defect SummaryChampion is recalling 68 my 2007-2009 transit buses. the fasteners that are used to hold electrical connectors in place on the roof mounted air conditioner control panel may not be tightened down to the proper torque and/or there may be a possible frayed wire at the connection point.
Consequence SummaryIf these connections are loose, it could result in overheating and cause a fire.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect the fasteners on the electrical control board and tighten them to the proper torque value if they are found to be loose. the recall began on july 1, 2008. owners may contact champion bus at 1-810-724-1735.
NotesCustomers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Montgomery county, maryland has a sub-fleet of fifty (50) champion buses with international 3200im chassis. since the purchase of this fleet there has been numerous component and systems failures. one of those failures being the bosch zoh-t hydraulic braking system and failure of the calipers to release pressure from the pads causing a thermal heat rise and wheel well fires. this failure is random throughout the fleet and may occur at any time.there have been six (6) thermal events with in the last month that has resulted in the grounding of the fleet from service. to this point no permanent solution has been offered by the oem. when failures occur all brake components are replaced with oem components. all oem brake procedures are followed and system is bled according to manufacturer