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MCI D4500 Recalls

There have been 17 recalls on D4500 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 1997, D4500's have experienced approximately 28 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the axle assembly, fuses and circuit breakers, axle hubs, engine and tie rod assembly. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled MCI D4500 vehicles

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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
   
2015-12-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-05)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2015 D4500 motor coaches manufactured January 23, 2015, to May 1, 2015, and D4505 motor coaches manufactured May 12, 2015, to May 13, 2015. The affected coaches have drive axles that may be missing welds on the hanger brackets, allowing the hanger bracket to separate from the axle housing.
Hazard: If the bracket separates from the axle housing, vehicle control may be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the coaches and replace the affected axles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2016. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947. MCI's number for this recall is SB 429.
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=15V837000
   
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
   
2015-06-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-07-09)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2014 D4500 vehicles manufactured December 19, 2013, to April 14, 2014, 2013-2014 D4505 vehicles manufactured February 1, 2013, to April 22, 2014, and 2013-2015 J4500 vehicles manufactured November 26, 2013, to May 22, 2015. The affected motorcoaches are equipped with hub carriers that may have areas of porosity which could result in the hub carrier leaking oil or cracking.
Hazard: Cracks in the hub may result in hub failure, which could cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners, and dealers will begin a routine inspection process to identify any hub carrier leaks. When parts become available, the affected hub carriers will be replaced, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947. MCI's number for this recall is SB 425.
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=15V389000
   
2015-05-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 D4000 motorcoaches manufactured November 12, 2011, to July 11, 2012, and 2014-2015 D4500 motorcoaches manufactured July 4, 2014, to April 30, 2015. Excessive engine crankcase pressures may cause the 90-degree elbow of the vent tube assembly to detach from the crankcase ventilation breather, possibly allowing engine oil to come into contact with hot surfaces.
Hazard: If the engine oil comes into contact with a hot surface, it can increase the risk of a vehicle fire.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners, and Cummins service centers will administer the repairs which include securing the ends of the 90-degree elbow and reprogramming the electronic control module (ECM) with software that can adjust the engine output under misfire conditions to limit crankcase pressures. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on June 18, 2015. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947 or Cummins Inc. at 1-800-343-7357. MCI's number for this recall is SB 423.
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=15V276000
   
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
   
2014-06-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-06-16)
Recall Summary: Motor Coach Industries, Inc (MCI) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 D4000 and D4500 and 2010 D4505 motor coaches equipped with LED lights interior lights powered by either a Vansco or IO multiplex system. Due to the excessive power draw of the LED lights, heat may build up at the fuse block and connector, causing the components to melt.
Hazard: If this occurs, the surrounding material may be damaged and will burn, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: MCI will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuse holders, free of charge. The recall began in July 2014. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-847-285-2090. MCI's number for this recall is 388B. Note: This recall supersedes recall 12V-250. Motorcoaches that were remedied under the previous campaign need to be remedied under this campaign 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=14V329000
   
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
   
2012-06-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-06-04)
Recall Summary: MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES, INC (MCI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 D4000, D4500 AND 2010 D4505 MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH LED LIGHTS INTERIOR LIGHTS AND POWERED BY EITHER A VANSCO OR IO MULTIPLEX SYSTEM. DUE TO EXCESSIVE POWER DRAW OF THE LED LIGHTS, HEAT MAY BUILD UP AT THE FUSE BLOCK AND CONNECTOR, CAUSING COMPONENTS TO MELT.
Hazard: IF THIS OCCURS, SURROUNDING MATERIAL MAY BE DAMAGED AND WILL BURN, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.
Remedy: MCI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL RE-DESIGNED WIRING, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 17, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI AT 1-866-624-2622.
Additional Info: MCI¿S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 388. OWNERS MAY 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=12V250000
   
2012-03-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-03-05)
Recall Summary: MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES, INC (MCI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 D4505, D4500, AND D4000ISTV MOTOR COACHES, EQUIPPED WITH A SEDAN STYLE ENTRANCE DOOR AND AN ACTIA MULTIPLEX SYSTEM. THIRTY MINUTES AFTER THE PARK BRAKE IS SET AND THE IGNITION IS TURNED OFF, THE ENTRANCE DOOR WILL CLOSE WITHOUT WARNING.
Hazard: THE ENTRANCE DOOR WILL CLOSE WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY TO PEOPLE ENTERING OR EXITING THE BUS.
Remedy: MCI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND REMEDY THE AFFECTED COACHES BY REPROGRAMMING THE MULTIPLEX SYSTEM, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 11, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER 384.CUSTOMERS MAY 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=12V086000
   
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
   
2011-01-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-01-20)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 D4500, D4505, AND D4000 MOTOR COACHES. THE AFFECTED PULLEY COVERS MAY LACK CERTAIN WELDS REQUIRED TO KEEP THE COVERS ATTACHED TO THE COACH STRUCTURE.
Hazard: THE COVER WILL EVENTUALLY FAIL AS A RESULT OF FATIGUE, AND THE COVER MAY BECOME DETACHED FROM THE COACH AND FALL AND STRIKE A PERSON OR OBJECT, RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy: MCI WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE AS NECESSARY THE IDLER PULLEY COVERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 10, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI SAFETY RECALL NO. 351.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=11V016000
   
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
   
2010-03-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-03-24)
Recall Summary: MCI HAS NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A DEFECT IN CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 D4000 AND MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 D4500 AND D4505 MOTOR COACHES FITTED WITH RICON PUBLIC USE LIFTS. THE RESTRAINT BELT ON THESE LIFTS WAS DESIGNED TO PREVENT THE LIFT FROM MOVING, UNLESS THE TONGUE OF THE BELT IS FULLY ENGAGED AND LATCHED IN THE BUCKLE. RICON HAS DISCOVERED, HOWEVER, THAT IT IS POSSIBLE FOR THE OPERATOR TO INSERT THE BELT TONGUE INTO THE BUCKLE WITHOUT FULLY ENGAGING THE LATCHING MECHANISM. IN THIS CASE, THE RESTRAINT BELT WOULD APPEAR TO BE LATCHED, AND THE OPERATOR COULD RUN THE LIFT. IF THE RESTRAINT BELT TONGUE IS NOT FULLY ENGAGED INTO THE RESTRAINT BELT BUCKLE, AND LATCHED, THE LIFT MAY OPERATE WITH AN OCCUPANT ON THE PLATFORM.
Hazard: THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE WITHOUT THE RESTRAINT BELT PROPERLY BUCKLED.
Remedy: MCI 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 RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-322-2884, EMAILING AT WWW.DMATA@WABTEC.COM.
Additional Info: MCI RECALL NO. 342.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=10V114000
   
2010-03-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-03-09)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2000-2009 D4000, MODEL YEAR 2001-2010 D4500 AND MODEL YEAR 2005-2007 D4505 COACHES EQUIPPED WITH RICON WHEELCHAIR LIFT (WCL) AND A CASSETTE-TYPE WCL COMPARTMENT DOOR. THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT MAY BECOME DISENGAGED FROM A LOCKED POSITION AND SLIDE UNRESTRAINED ON ITS ROLLERS IN THE STORAGE STRUCTURE, POTENTIALLY BREAKING THROUGH THE CASSETTE DOOR AND EXTENDING BEYOND THE OUTSIDE OF THE DOOR WHEN THE COACH IS IN MOTION, PARTICULARLY WHEN THE COACH IS MAKING A LEFT TURN.
Hazard: IF THE COACH IS IN MOTION, POTENTIAL INJURY TO PERSONS AND/OR DAMAGE TO OTHER VEHICLES OR PROPERTY COULD OCCUR.
Remedy: MCI WILL PROVIDE PARTS AND LABOR TO INSTALL FREE OF CHARGE TO CUSTOMERS, A RICON DESIGNED RETROFIT KIT THAT INCLUDES A SPRING LOADED LOCK MECHANISM. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI CUSTOMER SERVICE LINE AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI RECALL NO. 341.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=10V087000
   
2009-11-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-11-18)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2008 D4000, MODEL YEAR 2005-2009 D4500 AND D4505 TRANSIT BUSES, EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C13 ENGINE AND 50DN ALTERNATOR. THE ALTERNATOR CABLE MAY BECOME LOOSE WITHIN THE CABLE CLAMP, WHICH COULD RESULT IN CHAFING OF THE ALTERNATOR CABLE AND POSSIBLE ARCING OF THE CABLE WIRES.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: MCI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR CABLE CLAMP AND RELATED HARDWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 30, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-241-2947.
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=09V446000
   
2009-11-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-11-03)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002-2009 D SERIES COACHES, 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: MCI 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 9, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LUMINATOR AT 1-972-516-3033 OR MCI CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI RECALL NO. 335.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=09V432000
   
2009-09-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-09-09)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2009 D4500/4505 COACHES EQUIPPED WITH THE MERITOR FH 946 14,000 LB RATED STEERABLE TAG AXLE. DUE TO INSUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE OF THE CYLINDER LOCK PLATE, IT MAY MOVE FROM ITS NORMAL SET POSITION, WHICH IN TURN COULD RESULT IN THE TAG AXLE NOT AUTOMATICALLY LOCKING, OR LOCKING WITH THE WHEELS NOT IN A STRAIGHT AHEAD POSITION.
Hazard: IF THE TAG AXLE DOES NOT LOCK ABOVE 20 MPH, THERE IS A LOSS OF LATERAL FORCE CONTROL OF THE TAG AXLE THAT CAN AFFECT THE STEERING OF THE VEHICLE. ALSO DURING A TURN THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE WILL SWING FURTHER OUT IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OF THE TURN AND COULD RESULT IN THE COACH STRIKING ANOTHER VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL PROVIDE REPLACEMENT CLAMPS THAT DO NOT HAVE PAINT ON THE CLAMPING SURFACES. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI CUSTOMER SERVICE LINE AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI RECALL NO. 331B.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=09V350000
   
2009-06-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-06-01)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 AND 2009 MOTOR COACHES, MODEL J4500 MANUFACTURED BETWEEN OCTOBER 2007 AND APRIL 2009; 2009 MOTOR COACHES MODELS D4000ISTV, D4005, D4500, AND D4505 MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY AND JULY 2009; 2010 D4500 COACHES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN DECEMBER 2008 AND APRIL 2009; 2009 E4500 COACHES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY AND APRIL 2009; AND ONE 2003 E4500 COACH MANUFACTURED IN OCTOBER 2002. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR WABCO STEERING ANGLE SENSORS (SAS) WHICH CAN DEVELOP INTERNAL FRICTION BETWEEN THE SENSOR GEARS AND THE SENSOR HOUSING AS A RESULT OF EXTERNAL FORCES EXPERIENCED ON THE VEHICLE INCLUDING VIBRATION. IF DEVELOPED FRICTION IS GREAT ENOUGH, THE DRIVING TAB OF THE SAS CAN SHEER AS THE DRIVER TURNS THE STEERING WHEEL.
Hazard: WITH A BROKEN SAS DRIVING TAB, THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) WILL NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY, WHICH COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: MCI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE VEHICLES WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 10, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NOS. 327 (D MODEL SERIES) AND 328 (J MODEL SERIES).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=09V196000
   
2009-02-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-02-03)
Recall Summary: MCI IS RECALLING 103 MY 2005-2008 D4500 AND D4505 COACHES EQUIPPED WITH DETROIT DIESEL SERIES 60 ENGINES AND A ZF TRANSMISSION. CUSTOMERS MAY EXPERIENCE A POSSIBLE INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE DRIVE SHAFT U-JOINT BEARING CAP BOLTS AND THE TAG AXLE CENTER BEAM ASSEMBLY.
Hazard: INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE BEARING CAP BOLTS AND THE AXLE CENTER BEAM ASSEMBLY COULD CAUSE THE BEARING CAP BOLTS TO SHEAR, FREEING THE BEARINGS AND POSSIBLY RELEASING THE DRIVE SHAFT, INCREASING THE RISK OF VEHICLE DAMAGE OR A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A TAG AXLE SUSPENSION SPACER KIT AND AN SPL250 DRIVESHAFT RETROFIT KIT TO LIMIT THE SUSPENSION TRAVEL AND REDUCE THE SWING DIAMETER OF THE DRIVESHAFT THEREBY INCREASING THE CLEARANCE AND ELIMINATING ANY POSSIBLE INTERFERENCE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 25, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI AT 1800-241-2947.
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=09V041000
   
2008-02-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-02-07)
Recall Summary: MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES (MCI) IS RECALLING 24 MY 2008 D4505, D4500, D4000ISTV MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH TRW STEERING GEARS, MODELS TAS85. THESE STEERING GEARS CONTAIN POTENTIALLY DEFECTIVE SECTOR SHAFTS WITH AN INCORRECT GEAR TOOTH WHICH MAY INTERFERE WITH THE RACK-PISTON TEETH, RESULTING IN A STICKING OR BINDING CONDITION.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE THE STEERING GEAR TO STALL AND RESTRICT THE STEERING TURNING ANGLE OF THE VEHICLE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: MCI IS WORKING WITH TRW TO REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE STEERING GEAR (PLEASE SEE 07E101). THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 11, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRW AT 1-765-429-1768 OR MCI AT 1-204-287-4982.
Additional Info: MCI RECALL NO. 296.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=08V063000
   
2006-12-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-12-22)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN D SERIES MOTOR COACHES, THERE COULD BE A POSSIBLE INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE DRIVE SHAFT MOUNTING HARDWARE AND THE TAG AXLE STRUCTURE.
Hazard: THE BEARING CAP BOLTS COULD SHEAR, FREEING THE BEARINGS, AND POSSIBLY RELEASING THE DRIVE SHAFT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: SHIMS WILL BE INSTALLED ABOVE THE TAG AXLE AIR SPRING MOUNTING BRACKETS TO LIMIT THE SUSPENSION TRAVEL. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI RECALL NO. 276 & 277.CUSTOMERS CAN 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=06V480000
   
2006-12-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-12-22)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES, THE BOOST CONNECTOR HOUSING CAN FAIL OVER TIME, EXPOSING THE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE TERMINALS.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN THE GROUNDING OF AN UNPROTECTED CIRCUIT AND COULD LEAD TO A THERMAL EVENT IF NOT CORRECTED.
Remedy: CUSTOMERS ARE BEING ADVISED TO REMOVE THE BOOST CONNECTOR AND DISCARD IT. CUSTOMERS WILL BE OFFERED A NEW DESIGN BOOST CONNECTOR AS AN ALTERNATIVE AT NO COST. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 2, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: MCI RECALL NO. 274.CUSTOMERS CAN 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=06V481000
   
2006-07-06 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-07-06)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH A SLIDE SWITCH TO CONTROL THE DEFROSTER BLOWER SPEED, THERE IS A SPEED CONTROLLER FOR EACH OF THE TWO DEFROSTER FAN MOTORS. THE SPEED CONTROLLER MAY FAIL CAUSING THE FAN MOTOR TO OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY IN THE "HIGH" SPEED MODE, AND THE CARRIER SLIDE SWITCH MAY FAIL TO REDUCE OR OTHERWISE CONTROL THE FAN MOTOR SPEED.
Hazard: THE SPEED CONTROLLER MAY OVERHEAT AND RESULT IN A THERMAL EVEN, SUCH AS SMOKING OR POSSIBLE FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DEFROSTER SPEED CONTROLLER FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 20, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MOTOR COACH AT 1-800-241-2947.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN 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=06V241000
   
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
   
2002-04-15 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-04-15)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES THAT HAVE MULTIPLEX SYSTEMS, WHEN THE COACH'S DEFROSTER MOTOR IS ACTIVATED, CERTAIN HIGH SPEED CELL NET CONTROLLERS (HCNC) MAY LOCK UP.
Hazard: AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THIS LOCK UP, THE FUNCTIONS AND SYSTEMS THAT ARE PART OF THE MULTIPLEX SYSTEM WILL REMAIN AT THEIR STATUS IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THE LOCKUP. THIS COULD AFFECT THE ELECTRICAL OPERATION OF BRAKE LIGHTS, TURN SIGNALS, IGNITION, INSTRUMENTATION, ETC.
Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH DEFROSTER MOTOR RELAYS EQUIPPED WITH SUPPRESSION RESISTORS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. DEALERS WILL ALSO REPLACE THE HCNC MODULES WITH UPGRADED MODULES. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MCI AT 1-800-241-2947.
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=02V103000
   
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