General Coach Lo Trans Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Lo Trans vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-02-25 due to a problem with the service brakes, hydraulic. Since 2005, Lo Trans's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional General Coach Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for General Coach Lo Trans
|2010-02-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-02-25)|
|Recall Summary:||GENERAL COACH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 LO-TRANS, MODEL YEAR 2007 EZ-TRANS AND MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 IC-LC BUSES BUILT ON INTERNATIONAL 3200IM CHASSIS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 2003 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2010. WHEN THE BUSES ARE USED IN A SEVERE DUTY APPLICATION, SUCH AS BUSES IN HEAVY TRANSIT USE, THERE CAN BE OVERHEATING OF THE BRAKES.|
|Hazard:||IF THE OVERHEATING BECOMES EXCESSIVE, IT COULD RESULT IN A FIRE LOCATED AT THE BRAKE AREA. A FIRE MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR DEATH.|
|Remedy:||GENERAL COACH IS WORKING WITH INTERNATIONAL TO DEFINE THE REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. THE BUSES WILL BE RETROFITTED WITH AN AFTERMARKET TRANSMISSION RETARDER THAT WILL LOWER THE TEMPERATURES OF THE BRAKING COMPONENTS DOWN INTO THE NORMAL OPERATING RANGE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 10, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERAL COACH AT 1-800-842-0622.|
|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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.