feedback
facebook page
Follow Me on Pinterest
twitter page
google plus page
rss feed

Recalled Product

List of recalls for Eldorado Transtech

Search Recalls or Browse by Category
Consumer Products (?)
Food & Health (?)
Vehicles (?)
Home > Recalled Products > Vehicle Recalls > Eldorado > Transtech Recalls

Eldorado Transtech Recalls

There have been 11 recalls on Transtech vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-11-12 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-12-08, was due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Approximately 2797 vehicles were involved. Since 2005, Transtech's have experienced approximately 12 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the air conditioner, wheels, exterior lighting, driveline. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Eldorado Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Eldorado Transtech vehicles

Do you work for Eldorado? Contact us to learn how you can control data, information and ads shown on this page.

Detailed Recall Information for Eldorado Transtech

Show Recalls for Model Year:
All
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2015-11-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-12-08)
Recall Summary: Eldorado National- Kansas (Eldorado) is recalling certain model year 2006-2015 Aerotech, AeroElite, Aerolite, Advantage, Transtech, and Krystal shuttle buses and model year 2006-2014 VersaShuttle shuttle buses manufactured January 1, 2006, to August 25, 2014, equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by the Ricon Corporation. 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: Eldorado will notify owners, and Ricon 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 December 28, 2015. Owners may contact Eldorado customer service at 1-785-827-1033, 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=15V750000
   
2014-09-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-11-15)
Recall Summary: Eldorado National-Kansas (Eldorado) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Aerotech, Aerolite, Aero Elite, Transtech, and Advantage coaches manufactured January 1, 2006, to September 26, 2014, and built on Ford E-350, E-450 and E-550 chassis, and Chevrolet 3500 and 4500 chassis, equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation. 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: Eldorado will notify owners to take buses to a Ricon dealer or service center who will install supplemental platform support bumpers. 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 Eldorado customer service at 1-800-955-9086 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=14V610000
   
2012-07-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-07-26)
Recall Summary: Eldorado National - Kansas (Eldorado) is recalling certain model year 2007 through 2011 Aerotech, Aerolite, Aero Elite, and Transtech buses equipped with Braun Century-2 and Vista-2 wheelchair lifts. Over time, and with frequent use, the roll stop latches on the outer barrier may become bent or misaligned.
Hazard: A wheelchair occupant may defeat or ride over the insufficiently latched roll stop. If this occurs when the lift platform is in an elevated position, the wheelchair's occupant could fall and sustain injury.
Remedy: Eldorado will notify owners, and dealers will repair vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on September 14, 2012. Owners may contact Eldorado at 1-800-955-9086 ot Braun at 1-800-488-0359.
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=12V356000
   
2011-04-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-04-20)
Recall Summary: ELDORADO NATIONAL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2011 AEROTECH, AEROLITE, AERO ELITE, AND TRANSTECH BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2006, THROUGH MARCH 2011 AND EQUIPPED WITH CARRIER GENV EM-1 EVAPORATOR UNITS. DUE TO TIME, TEMPERATURE, AND/OR VIBRATION, THE FUSE MAY LOOSEN IN THE FUSE HOLDER RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE AND ARCING.
Hazard: IF SUFFICIENT ARCING OCCURS, THE FUSE HOLDER MAY MELT, AND A VEHICLE FIRE MAY OCCUR.
Remedy: CARRIER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO OBTAIN THE RETROFIT KIT ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. (SEE CARRIER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN 11E-003.) THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 29, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CARRIER AT 1-800-793-4741.
Additional Info: OWNERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V243000
   
2010-08-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-08-12)
Recall Summary: ELDORADO NATIONAL - KANSAS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 TRANSTECH BUSES. THESE VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH AN INCORRECT WHEEL WELL PROFILE CUTOUT. THE SMALLER PROFILE RESULTS IN A REDUCED CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE WHEEL WELL RUBBER MOLDING ATTACHMENT SCREWS AND THE BUS' TIRES. THE ATTACHMENT SCREWS COULD RUB AGAINST THE BUS' TIRES RESULTING IN A TIRE FAILURE.
Hazard: A TIRE FAILURE COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES TO ENSURE THEY HAVE THE CORRECT REAR WHEEL WELL PROFILE. IF A BUS IS FOUND TO HAVE THE INCORRECT PROFILE, THE WHEEL WELL OPENING WILL BE CUT TO THE CORRECT PROFILE TO ENSURE PROPER CLEARANCE TO THE TIRE. ADDITIONALLY, NEW FASTENERS WILL BE INSTALLED ATTACHING THE WHEEL WELL RUBBER MOLDING. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 23, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELDORADO NATIONAL- KANSAS AT 1-800-955-9086.
Additional Info: OWNERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V370000
   
2010-07-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-07-30)
Recall Summary: ELDORADO NATIONAL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 AERO ELITE, AEROLITE, AEROTECH, TRANSTECH, AND VERSA SHUTTLE MOTORHOMES FITTED WITH RICON PUBLIC USE LIFTS. THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS WERE TO BE EQUIPPED WITH A RESTRAINT BUCKLE THAT HAS AN INTERLOCK FEATURE DESIGNED TO PREVENT THE LIFT FROM OPERATING IF THE BUCKLE IS NOT LATCHED. IN THE RECALLED MOTORHOMES, HOWEVER, THE INTERLOCK FEATURE MAY NOT OPERATE PROPERLY AND THE LIFT MAY OPERATE EVEN WHEN THE BUCKLE IS NOT LATCHED.
Hazard: THE WHEELCHAIR MAY MOVE DURING LIFT OPERATION AND THE UNSECURED OCCUPANT, COULD BE INJURED.
Remedy: ELDORADO NATIONAL IS WORKING WITH RICON AND RICON WILL BE HANDLING THE REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. PLEASE SEE RICON'S DEFECT REPORT 09E-060. RICON WILL PROVIDE CUSTOMERS WITH A WARNING DECAL AND A DVD-BASED TRAINING AID. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 800-322-2884, OR EMAIL AT WWW.DMATA@WABTEC.COM.
Additional Info: OWNERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V351000
   
2010-07-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-07-30)
Recall Summary: ELDORADO NATIONAL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 AERO ELITE, AEROLITE, AEROTECH, TRANSTECH, AND VERSA SHUTTLE MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN RICON S SERIES AND K SERIES L-MODEL WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS CONTAIN DEFECTIVE SOFTWARE THAT CONTROLS THE LIFT UP FUNCTION, IF THE SWITCH IS RELEASED BEFORE THE FLOOR LEVEL LIMIT SWITCH IS ACTIVATED, THE LIFT MAY CONTINUE ITS UPWARD TRAVEL FOR APPROXIMATELY 1 SECOND BEFORE STOPPING. THE CONTINUED UPWARD TRAVEL MAY OVERRUN THE FLOOR LEVEL CUT OFF POINT.
Hazard: WHEN THE PLATFORM OVERRUNS THE VEHICLE FLOOR LEVEL AND STOPS AT AN ANGLE FROM 15-20 DEGREES, IT IS POSSIBLE FOR A PERSON IN A WHEELCHAIR TO TIP OVER AND FOR SOMEONE STANDING ON THE PLATFORM TO FALL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy: ELDORADO NATIONAL IS WORKING WITH RICON AND THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY AUTHORIZED RICON DEALERS PLEASE SEE RICON'S DEFECT REPORT 09E-061. RICON WILL PROVIDE OWNERS WITH A BULLETIN OUTLINING PROPER WHEELCHAIR LIFT OPERATION AND WILL SHIP OWNERS A DVD-BASED TRAINING AID TO PROMOTE PROPER LIFT OPERATION. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-322-2884, OR EMAILING AT WWW.DMATA@WABTEC.COM.
Additional Info: OWNERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V352000
   
2010-02-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-02-03)
Recall Summary: ELDORADO NATIONAL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2008 AEROTECH, AEROLITE, AERO ELITE, AND TRANS TECH BUSES EQUIPPED WITH GROTE INDUSTRIES LED LAMP MARKERS. MOISTURE CAN ENTER THE LAMP HOUSING WHICH CAN LEAD TO THE FAILURE OF THE LAMPS, INCLUDING OVERHEATING, MELTING, AND, POTENTIALLY, A FIRE.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LED MARKER FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELDORADO NATIONAL AT 1-800-955-9086.
Additional Info: OWNERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V038000
   
2009-01-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-01-21)
Recall Summary: ELDORADO NATIONAL - KANSAS (ENK) IS RECALLING 730 MY 2008-2009 AERO ELITE, AEROLITE, AEROTECH, TRANSTECH, AND VERSA SHUTTLE BUSES. SOME BUSES WERE BUILT WITH DRIVELINE FASTENERS THAT MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY TORQUED DURING ASSEMBLY.
Hazard: IF NOT TIGHTENED PROPERLY, THE FASTENERS COULD COME LOOSE AND CAUSE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, POSSIBLY CAUSING A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BUSES AND IF THE TORQUE VALUES FOR THE DRIVELINE FASTENERS ARE FOUND TO BE OUT OF TOLERANCE, THE FASTENERS WILL BE ADJUSTED TO BRING THEIR TORQUE VALUE INTO THE RECOMMENDED TOLERANCE RANGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 26, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ENK AT 1-800-850-1287.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=09V021000
   
2008-11-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-11-25)
Recall Summary: ELDORADO NATIONAL (ENK) IS RECALLING 850 MY 2005-2008 AERO ELITE, AEROLITE, AEROTECH, AND MY 2006-2008 TRANSTECH BUSES EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE LIFTS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 403, "PLATFORM LIFT SYSTEMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES." THE ANTI-STOW INTERLOCK MAY NOT DETECT THE PRESENCE OF A WHEELCHAIR OR MOBILITY AID USER. THE PRESSURE SENSING SWITCH THAT DETECTS THE PRESENCE OF WEIGHT ON THE PLATFORM WAS NOT ADJUSTED TO THE NECESSARY SENSITIVITY LEVEL. THE LIFT COULD STOW EVEN THOUGH SOMEONE OR SOMETHING IS STILL ON THE LIFT.
Hazard: A LIFT OCCUPANT CAN BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT BEGIN TO STOW UNINTENTIONALLY.
Remedy: ENK IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E097). OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-818-267-3000 OR ENK AT 1-800-850-1287.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V611000
   
2008-07-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-07-08)
Recall Summary: ELDORADO NATIONAL - KANSAS (ENK) IS RECALLING 1,258 MY 2005-2008 AERO ELITTE AEROLITE, AEROTECH, VERSA SHUTTLE, AND MY 2006-2008 TRANSTECH BUSES EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE BUSES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 404, "PLATFORM LIFT INSTALLATIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLES." THE THRESHOLD WARNING SYSTEM MAY NOT DETECT THE PRESENCE OF A WHEELCHAIR OR MOBILITY AID USER IN A CERTAIN SPOT WITHIN THE DEFINED THRESHOLD AREA.
Hazard: THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY.
Remedy: ENK IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E095). OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-818-267-3000 OR ENK AT 1-800-850-1287.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V297000
   
2008-03-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-03-07)
Recall Summary: ELDORADO IS RECALLING 210 MY 2006-2007 AERO ELITE, AEROTECH, AEROLITE AND TRANSTECH BUSES EQUIPPED WITH BRAUN PLATFORM LIFTS FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 404, 'PLATFORM LIFT INSTALLATIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLES.' THE THRESHOLD WARNING SYSTEMS OF THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS DO NOT CONFORM TO THE THRESHOLD WARNING SIGNAL.
Hazard: SHOULD THE THRESHOLD WARNING SYSTEM FAIL TO OPERATE, THE LIFT USER CAN FALL FROM THE VEHICLE AND BE SERIOUSLY INJURED.
Remedy: BRAUN WILL CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELDORADO AT 1-937-596-6849 OR BRAUN CORPORATION AT 1-800-946-7513.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V103000
   
Advertisement

Advertisement

Additional Eldorado Models

Recalls have also been issued under these model names:

Latest Safety Recalls

Select image for details, including additional styles.

 

Advertisement

Comments

Do you have comments or questions about this recall? Share them here.

Note: The recalling companies may not be monitoring these comments; they should be directed toward the public. Community Guidelines apply.

comments powered by Disqus
Back to Top



Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.