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Glaval Concorde Recalls

There have been 6 recalls on Concorde vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-04-30 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-05-30, was due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Since 1999, Concorde's have experienced approximately 10 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the electrical system, equipment, interior lighting, axle assembly and seats. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled Glaval Concorde vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Glaval Concorde

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2014-04-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-05-30)
Recall Summary: Glaval Bus (Glaval) is recalling certain model year 2007-2012 Universal, Primetime, Sport, Concorde, Titan, Titan II, Entourage and Apollo transit buses manufactured January 1, 2007, through December 3, 2012, and equipped with certain Ricon S-series and K-series wheelchair lifts, with an optional armored pendant cable. The armored cable may be positioned such that it does not clear the wheelchair lift.
Hazard: If the cable does not clear the wheel chair lift it may contact the power lug and if it does not have a nonconductive cover, or it has an improperly installed non-conductive cover, then a short circuit may occur that could result in a fire.
Remedy: Glaval will notify owners, and Ricon will send owners a supplemental cover kit and instructions, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2014. Owners may contact Glaval customer service at 1-800-445-2824 or Ricon Customer Service at 1-800-322-2884 or by e-mail at recall.admin@wabtec.com.
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=14V226000
   
2013-11-06 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-11-15)
Recall Summary: Glaval Bus is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Entourage, Sport, Universal, Titan, Titan II, Apollo, Primetime, Concorde, and Concorde II transit buses manufactured August 4, 2009, through June 7, 2010 and equipped with A&M Systems-brand electric door actuators. Voltage spikes may damage electrical components and electrical circuits within the actuator, causing the circuit board to develop high resistance.
Hazard: High resistance may cause the circuit board to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: Glaval Bus will notify owners and dealers will replace the circuit board, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Glaval Bus at 1-574-262-2212.
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=13V520000
   
2012-12-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-12-13)
Recall Summary: Glaval Bus is recalling certain model year 2007-2012 transit buses, models: Entourage, Sport, Universal, Titan, Titan II, Apollo, Primetime, and Concord; and manufactured January 1, 2007, through December 3, 2012. The buses are equipped with a Ricon manufactured wheelchair lift which has an optional armored pendant cable. The cable may have been installed such that it doesn't clear the wheelchair lift and without a protective cover, or a misinstalled protective cover.
Hazard: The cable may contact the power lug at the base of the wheel chair lift causing a short circuit that could result in a fire.
Remedy: Glaval Bus will notify owners and direct them to contact Ricon. Ricon will provide a supplemental cover kit and instructions, free of charge. The recall campaign began on January 23, 2013. Owners may contact Glaval Bus at 1-574-262-2212 or Ricon at 1-818-267-3000.
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=12V580000
   
2009-10-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-10-30)
Recall Summary: GLAVAL BUS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001 THROUGH 2009 TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH LUMINATOR HORIZON LED SIDE DESTINATION SIGNS. THE CONNECTOR BOARD CAN CORRODE DUE TO AN ACCUMULATION OF MOISTURE UNDER THE CONNECTOR.
Hazard: A SHORT COULD OCCUR, POSSIBLY CAUSING SMOKE AND FIRE.
Remedy: GLAVAL BUS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND LUMINATOR WILL REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE LUMINATOR'S DEFECT REPORT 09E-054. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 10, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LUMINATOR AT 1-972-516-3033 OR GLAVAL BUS AT 1-574-262-2212.
Additional Info: GLAVAL BUS' RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 17744.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=09V421000
   
2009-07-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-07-10)
Recall Summary: GLAVAL BUS IS RECALLING 10 MY 2005 CONCORDE TRANSIT BUSES. THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE LINES MAY CONTACT THE TRANSMISSION DIPSTICK TUBE AS THE ENGINE ROCKS.
Hazard: CONTINUED CONTACT BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND THE DIPSTICK TUBE COULD ABRADE THE BRAKE LINE, CAUSING A LEAK AND LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID WHICH COULD LEAD TO REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE. REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE COULD RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy: DAIMLER TRUCKS IS HANDLING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. PLEASE SEE 09V-114. DAIMLER TRUCKS WILL CORRECT THE CHASSIS IF FOUND TO BE DEFECTIVE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FOR YOU FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
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=09V266000
   
2009-02-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-02-18)
Recall Summary: GLAVAL BUS IS RECALLING 117 MY 2003-2006 CONCORDE AND MY 2003-2004 STAR CRUISER EQUIPPED WITH ARVINMERITOR OR AXLE ALLIANCE COMPANY 6,000 THROUGH 8,000 POUND FRONT AXLES UTILIZING A FOUR PIECE SPINDLE-NUT SET. INSTALLATION OF A FOUR-PIECE SPINDLE NUT SET WITH A THIN SPINDLE NUT MAY LEAD TO DAMAGE OF THE WHEEL END, INCLUDING INCORRECT END PLAY, DEGRADATION OF LUBRICATION, WEAR OF THE SPINDLE NUT AND BEARING JOURNAL, OIL CONTAMINATION WITH METAL SHAVINGS, AND PREMATURE BEARING FAILURE.
Hazard: OUTER WHEEL BEARING FAILURE WILL CAUSE NOISE AND VIBRATION THAT WILL BE NOTICEABLE TO THE DRIVER AND THE ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) WARNING LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE. CONTINUED OPERATION WITH THE ABS WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED MAY RESULT IN WHEEL SEPARATION AND A POSSIBLE VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: DAIMLER TRUCKS IS HANDLING THE REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN (PLEASE SEE 08V-137). GLAVAL BUS IS WORKING WITH DAIMLER TRUCKS THE EXISTING FOUR-PIECE SPINDLE SET WILL BE REPLACED WITH A MORE ROBUST NUT SET USING A THICKER, HARDER INNER NUT AND A NEW HUB CAP. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FOR YOU FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 24, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712 OR GLAVAL BUS AT 574-262-2212.
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=09V058000
   
2006-03-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-03-14)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS, THE T-NUT WHICH HOLDS THE SEAT LEG TO THE FLOOR TRACK IS MISSING MACHINED BEVELS.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, WITHOUT THE BEVELS, THE SHARP EDGE COULD COME THROUGH THE FLOOR TRACK INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO SEAT OCCUPANT.
Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH THE NECESSARY PARTS TO REPLACE THE T-NUTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 24, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GLAVAL BUS AT 1-800-445-2825.
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=06V071000
   
2004-09-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-09-23)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS, THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY IS OUT OF ALIGNMENT.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES TO THE WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT RETRACTORS AS NECESSARY. SURE-LOK IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SURE-LOCK AT 1-908-231-1804 OR GLAVAL BUS AT 1-800-445-2825.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V458000
   
2003-11-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-11-05)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES, THE ENTRANCE DOOR PIVOT PIN ASSEMBLY CAN FAIL ALLOWING THE DOOR TO COME LOOSE.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN DOORS FALLING OFF THE BUS, CAUSING POSSIBLE INJURY TO PEDESTRIANS CLOSE TO THE BUS, DAMAGE TO ADJACENT VEHICLES, OR RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH REPLACEMENT PIVOT PINS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT GLOBAL AT 1-800-445-2824.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION?S AUTO SAFETY OUTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V439000
   
2002-07-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-07-22)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN BUSES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES." THE UNIVERSAL BUS CHANGED FROM A WRAP-AROUND STYLE REAR TAIL AND TURN LAMP TO A FLAT STOP/TAIL LAMP. THE WRAP-AROUND LIGHT HAD AN INTEGRAL SIDE MARKER. THE NEW FLAT LIGHTS DO NOT HAVE A SIDE MARKER. THE APOLLO AND CONCORDE MODELS STILL USE THE WRAP-AROUND LIGHT EXCEPT WHEN LED LIGHTS ARE ORDERED.
Hazard: THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
Remedy: GLAVAL WILL PROVIDE TO OWNERS THE NECESSARY PARTS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO INSTALL THE REAR SIDE MARKER LIGHTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 8, 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GLAVAL AT 1-800-445-2825.
Additional Info: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V179000
   
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