MCI E4500c Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on E4500c vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-10-31 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-11-19, was due to a problem with the electrical system. Approximately 10016 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, E4500c's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for MCI E4500c
|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.|
|2010-08-13||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-08-13)|
|Recall Summary:||MCI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001-2004 E4500, MODEL YEAR 2002-2006 E4500C, MODEL YEAR 2001-2005 J4500, AND MODEL YEAR 2006 J4500C MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH SE-GI PASSENGER WINDOWS. THE ADHESIVE BOND BETWEEN THE WINDOW GLASS AND THE ALUMINUM WINDOW FRAME ON THE AFFECTED COACHES MAY DEGRADE.|
|Hazard:||IF THE WINDOW GLASS BECOMES PARTIALLY OR COMPLETELY DEBONDED FROM ITS FRAME, THE WINDOW GLASS MAY DETACH AND FALL FROM THE COACH AND CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT, TEST, AND REPAIR, AS NECESSARY, THE SE-GI WINDOW ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 23, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MCI CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-241-2947.|
|Additional Info:||MCI SAFETY RECALL NO. 348.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.