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MCI D4005 Recalls

There have been 8 recalls on D4005 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-01-20 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-02-09, was due to a problem with the seats. Approximately 607 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, D4005's have experienced approximately 12 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the fuses and circuit breakers, tie rod assembly, headlights, electrical system and exhaust system. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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2016-01-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-02-09)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 and 2015 J4500 coaches manufactured November 18, 2011, to July 10, 2015, 2011-2012 and 2014-2015 D4000 coaches manufactured manufactured September 24, 2010, to September 5, 2015, 2011-2013 and 2015-2016 D4005 coaches manufactured January 17, 2011, to November 23, 2015, 2012-2014 and 2016 D4000ISTV coaches manufactured July 18, 2012, to December 2, 2015, 2010-2016 D4500 coaches manufactured April 15, 2010, to December 18, 2015 and 2011-2016 D4505 coaches manufactured December 15, 2010, to December 4, 2015. The affected buses are equipped with certain Recaro Ergo-M Commercial Bus Driver Seats that have J-Brackets that may be missing welds which could allow the seat belt anchorage assembly to separate from the J-Bracket.
Hazard: If the seatbelt anchorage assembly separates from the J-Bracket, the bus driver may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash increasing their risk of injury.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners and dealers will inspect the seats and determined if welds are missing. Any J-Bracket that is missing welds will be removed and replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2016. Owners may contact MCI at 1-800-241-2947. MCI's number for this recall is SB 431.
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=16V020000
   
2015-09-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-10-07)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2015 D4000 vehicles manufactured June 8, 2015, to July 20, 2015, D4005 vehicles manufactured March 18, 2015, to July 10, 2015, D4500 vehicles manufactured December 19, 2014, to July 20, 2015, and D4505 vehicles manufactured December 18, 2014, to July 15, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the fuse block assembly for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning motors in the battery compartment may have been assembled incorrectly.
Hazard: The incorrectly assembled fuse block may not protect the circuit and the connections may arc, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuse block assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2015. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947.
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=15V580000
   
2015-03-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-04-15)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2014 J4500 and model year 2015 D4000ISTV, D4005, D4500, and D4505 motor coaches manufactured August 26, 2014, to December 3, 2014. The affected motor coaches have front and steerable tag axles whose tie rod nuts may be improperly torqued.
Hazard: If the tie rod nuts are not properly torqued, the tie rod may not be adequately secured, resulting in a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tie rod nut torque, replacing the parts as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947.
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=15V184000
   
2014-06-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-06-26)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2014 D4000, D4005, D4000ISTV, D4500, D4505, and J4500 motor coaches manufactured July 2013 to April 2014. The multiplex electrical systems controller may unintentionally turn off the vehicle's headlights while the vehicle is in gear.
Hazard: If the headlights turn off while the vehicle is in operation, the driver's visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners, and dealers will update the multiplex controller software, free of charge. The recall began in July 2014. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947. MCI's number for this recall is 413.
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=14V370000
   
2013-10-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-11-19)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2000-2012 D, E, G and J series coaches manufactured January 2000 through June 2011 and equipped with Sure Power battery equalizers containing a particular epoxy sealing, aka 'potting', compound. The specific potting compound used in the subject products for insulation was found to be capable of conducting electricity after being exposed to heat.
Hazard: Once electrically conductive, the material is capable of melting and burning, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners, and Sure Power will replace the equalizers, free of charge. The recall will begin in late November 2013. Owners may contact MCI at 1-847-285-2000. This campaign is MCI service bulletin 401.
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=13V498000
   
2013-04-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-04-16)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 D4000, D4000ISTV, D4005, D4500, and D4505 motorcoaches manufactured from May 2012 through December 2012 and equipped with a Cummins ISX EPA 2010 engine. In the affected buses, the bellows pipe in the exhaust system may have been incorrectly assembled, which could result in a failure of the pipe during operation.
Hazard: During a regeneration process to clean exhaust emissions, if the bellows pipe has failed, the hot exhaust gases may not be contained, resulting in a fire.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners and dealers will inspect and replace the bellows pipes, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2013. Customers may contact MCI at 1-847-285-2000.
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=13V142000
   
2011-10-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-10-28)
Recall Summary: MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES (MCI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2003, AND 2007-2012 E AND J MODELS ALONG WITH MODEL YEAR 2007-2012 D4000, D4005, D4500, D4505, D4000ISTV MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR WABCO ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MODULES, MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 2002, THROUGH OCTOBER 2011. UNDER CERTAIN ROAD AND DRIVING CONDITIONS, VEHICLE BODY ROLL AND ROAD INCLINATION CHARACTERISTICS MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE SLIP ANGLE CALCULATION OF THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) SYSTEM. THIS MIGHT CAUSE THE ESC TO PERCEIVE AN OVER STEERING SITUATION AND THEREFORE APPLY THE OUTER WHEEL BRAKE ON THE FRONT AXLE UNTIL THE VEHICLE IS PERCEIVED TO BE STABLE.
Hazard: IF THE DRIVER IS SLOW TO REACT DURING THIS ESC INTERVENTION, THE VEHICLE MAY DEVIATE FROM THE INTENDED LINE OF TRAVEL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: MCI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 4, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS 371.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=11V524000
   
2010-09-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-09-14)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 D4005 AND D4505 MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH A NATIONAL SEATING COMPANY DRIVER'S SEAT CONTAINING A STABILUS BLOC-O-LIFT SHOCK. THE DRIVER'S SEAT SHOCK DAMPER MAY BREAK ALLOWING THE DRIVER'S SEAT TO UNEXPECTEDLY DROP TO THE FLOOR WITHOUT WARNING.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT THIS SHOULD OCCUR WHILE THE BUS IS IN OPERATION, THE DRIVER MAY LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Remedy: MCI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE SEAT SHOCK AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI'S RECALL CAMPAIGN 349.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=10V409000
   
2010-05-11 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-05-11)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 D4000, D4005, D4500, D4505, E4500, AND J4500 MODEL MOTOR COACHES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH MAY 2010, EQUIPPED WITH ARVINMERITOR FRONT AND TAG AXLE ASSEMBLIES. THE SUSPECT AXLES MAY HAVE HAD IMPROPER TORQUE APPLIED TO THE HUB/ROTOR/WHEEL ADAPTER BOLTS DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS. REDUCED BOLT TORQUE COULD LEAD TO VIBRATION LOOSENING OF THE BOLT.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE WHEEL POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Remedy: MCI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE MOTOR COACHES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 28, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBERS ARE 345 AND 346.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=10V199000
   
2008-11-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-11-21)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING 1,893 MY 2002-2008 D MODEL AND MY 2001-2008 E AND J4500 MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH ZF TRANSMISSIONS. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE SHIFT SELECTOR TO MALFUNCTION AS A RESULT OF A CELL PHONE OR RADIO BEING PLACED IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE SHIFTER CONTROL PAD.
Hazard: WHEN THIS HAPPENS, THE SHIFT SELECTOR MAY MOVE INTO REVERSE WITHOUT DRIVER KNOWLEDGE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: MCI IS WORKING WITH ZF AND HAS CREATED A SOFTWARE UPDATE THAT PROTECTS AGAINST THE POTENTIAL FOR TRANSIENT ANALOG OR DIGITAL SIGNAL INTERFERENCE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2008. .OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI AT 1-800-333-0371 AND ZF AT 1-734-416-6200.
Additional Info: MCI RECALL NO. 308.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=08V603000
   
2008-08-06 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-08-06)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING 185 MY 2006-2007 D4005 AND D4505 MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH DURA SIDE BODY EGRESS WINDOWS. THESE COACHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 217, 'BUS EMERGENCY EXITS AND WINDOW RETENTION AND RELEASE.' THE WINDOWS WERE PRODUCED WITH INCONSISTENT PRIMING ON THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY BOND LINES.
Hazard: THE PURPOSE OF THIS STANDARD IS TO MINIMIZE THE LIKELIHOOD OF OCCUPANTS BEING THROWN FROM THE BUS AND TO PROVIDE A MEANS OF READILY ACCESSIBLE EMERGENCY EGRESS.
Remedy: MCI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS INSTRUCTING THEM TO INSPECT THE WINDOWS FOR SIGNS OF WATER LEAK, WIND NOISE, OR VISIBLE PARTIAL DE-BONDING. WINDOWS SHOWING THESE SIGNS WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE BY DURA (PLEASE SEE 07E042). THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 27, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT DURA AT 1-248-844-1615 OR MCI AT 1-800-241-2947.
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=08V386000
   
2006-04-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-04-27)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH DETROIT DIESEL SERIES 60 ENGINES, THE TURBOCHARGER COMPRESSORS CAN FAIL.
Hazard: A FIRE CAN RESULT SHOULD THE TURBOCHARGER FAIL.
Remedy: DETROIT DIESEL IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL (PLEASE SEE 06E019000) AND WILL REMEDY THESE MOTOR COACHES. THE ENGINES WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DETROIT DIESEL AT 313-592-3708 OR MOTOR COACH AT 866-624-2622.
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=06V140000
   
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