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Collins De416wr Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on De416wr vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-01-22 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-02-10, was due to a problem with the school bus stop arm assembly. Approximately 867 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, De416wr's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment adaptive, body. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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2016-01-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-02-10)
Recall Summary: Collins Bus Corporation (Collins) is recalling certain model year 2015 DE416, DE416WR, DE500, DE516, DE516WR, DH400, DH416, DH416WR, DH500, DH516, SH400, SL400, TH400, and TL400 school buses manufactured May 1, 2015, to December 21, 2015, equipped with certain Transpec T6000, T6100, and T7000 series school bus stop arms. The affected stop arms have a reflective decal that may peel loose from the stop arm. As such, these stop arms fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 131, "School Bus Pedestrian Safety Devices."
Hazard: Without a reflective decal, the stop arms would have reduced visibility to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Collins will notify owners, and the stop arm blade assemblies will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 17, 2016. Owners may contact Collins customer service at 1-800-533-1850, or Transpec customer service at 1-800-951-7867.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V031000
   
2015-11-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-11-26)
Recall Summary: Collins Bus Corporation (Collins) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Collins and Mid Bus DE416WR, DH416WR, and DH516WR school buses manufactured January 1, 2006, to August 25, 2014, and equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts by Ricon. The affected lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.
Hazard: If the bearings move out of position, the stowed platform may have excessive movement resulting in failure of the platform mounting. This failure could cause the wheel chair lift platform to fall out of the vehicle when the doors are opened, increasing the risk of injury for the lift operator.
Remedy: Collins will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the link arms for damage or for displaced bearings. The platform will be inspected for cracks. Any damaged parts will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2015. Owners may contact Collins customer service at 1-800-533-1850, or Ricon Customer Service at 1-800-322-2884. Note: These buses and wheelchair lifts were subject to a similar recall in 2014. All vehicles that received that recall remedy are still affected by this recall as well.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V732000
   
2014-09-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-11-11)
Recall Summary: Collins Bus Corporation (Collins) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Collins and Mid Bus Super Bantam, Grand Bantam, Super Guide, Grand Guide, DE416WR, DH416WR, and DE516WR school buses manufactured January 1, 2006, to June 16, 2014, and equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation after January 1, 2006. The platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack.
Hazard: If the platform side plates crack, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. When the doors are opened, the platform may fall out, increasing the risk of injury to the lift operator.
Remedy: Collins will notify owners, and dealers will install a supplemental platform support bumper kit. Any platform that has already started cracking will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2014. Owners may contact Collins customer service at 1-800-533-1850 or Ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V600000
   
2014-09-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-10-03)
Recall Summary: Collins Bus Corporation (Collins) is recalling certain model year 2014 Collins and Mid Bus school buses, models SL400, SL408, DH400, DH416, DE416WR, DH500, DH516 and DE516WR, manufactured from July 21, 2014, to August 19, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been assembled with an inadequate amount of adhesive on some interior side panel joints. In the case of a collision to the side of the vehicle, the edge interior panel may become exposed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 221, "School Bus Body Joint Strength."
Hazard: If the edge interior panel becomes exposed, there is an increased risk of injury to the passengers.
Remedy: Collins will notify owners, and dealers will install additional structural fasteners on the applicable body panel joints, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-October 2014. Owners may contact Collins customer service at 1-800-533-1850.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V523000
   
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