Service Manuals for Blue Bird School Buses

Service Manuals

Central States is pleased to be able to offer our customers on-line service manuals for a number of our products, including the Blue Bird parts catalog and Blue Bird bus owners manual. Find your vehicle in the list below, right click and Save Link As… or Save Target As… to download readable, printable service manuals for your vehicle.

2014 and Newer Manuals

For newer manuals please visit Blue Bird’s Vantage website.

    • Use Bus Lookup to find your unit.
    • Under the Reference tab you will find the Service Manual button.
    • Click the Service Manual button to get a list of available manuals.

If you don’t know your body number, it is usually located inside the bus above the windshield on the Body Data Plate or you can use the VIN.

If you are unable to find your unit in the Vantage website or have any questions regarding manuals for your bus, please contact one of our Technical Support Staff.

2013 Blue Bird Manuals

2010 Blue Bird Manuals

2004 – 2008 Blue Bird Vision

The following manuals open by section using bookmarked Tables of Contents:

Due to the technology available at the time of original distribution, the following manuals must be navigated by using the up/down or left/right arrows on your keyboard to move from page to page within each manual. To reach the master list of manuals available in each group, click on the Blue Bird logo from any manual introduction page.

2000 Blue Bird Operator’s Manuals

1999 Blue Bird Operator’s Manuals

1998 Blue Bird Operator’s Manuals

1997 Blue Bird Operator’s Manuals

Unfortunately, technology has its limits. We do not have manuals available on CD older than those listed above.


Please note that these are very large files. They will take several minutes to save even on a high speed connection. Rather than left clicking as normal to open the file, right click and choose Save Link As or Save Target As to save them to your computer for faster opening this time and the next time or to print them on paper.



If you have any questions regarding the content of the manuals,
please contact one of our
Technical Support Staff.


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