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Mid Bus Dh416 Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on Dh416 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-09-03 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-10-03, was due to a problem with the body. Approximately 281 vehicles were involved. Since 2012, Dh416's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled Mid Bus Dh416 vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Mid Bus Dh416

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2014-09-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-10-03)
Recall Summary: Collins Bus Corporation (Collins) is recalling certain model year 2014 Collins and Mid Bus school buses, models SL400, SL408, DH400, DH416, DE416WR, DH500, DH516 and DE516WR, manufactured from July 21, 2014, to August 19, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been assembled with an inadequate amount of adhesive on some interior side panel joints. In the case of a collision to the side of the vehicle, the edge interior panel may become exposed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 221, "School Bus Body Joint Strength."
Hazard: If the edge interior panel becomes exposed, there is an increased risk of injury to the passengers.
Remedy: Collins will notify owners, and dealers will install additional structural fasteners on the applicable body panel joints, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-October 2014. Owners may contact Collins customer service at 1-800-533-1850.
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=14V523000
   
2012-07-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-07-20)
Recall Summary: Collins is recalling certain model year 2012 Collins, Corbeil, and Mid-Bus school bus and multi-function school activity buses, models SL400, SH400, DH400, DH416 with 139" wheel base and two-passenger seat set at 24, 25, 26, 27, or 28" hip to knee spacing and three-passenger seat set at 24, 25, or 26" hip to knee spacing and model year 2012 DH500 and DH516 with 159" wheel base and two-passenger seat set at 28 or 29" hip to knee spacing and three-passenger seat set at 27, 28, or 29" hip to knee spacing. These buses were manufactured from March 12, 2012, through September 20, 2012. In some floor plans on these models of buses, there is the possibility that the fuel filler hose was damaged during seat or seat track installation or that a seat bolt and/or the seat bolt bracket interferes with the routing of the fuel fill hose. The fuel fill hose runs from the exterior of the bus, through a housing in the bus, then under the bus and toward the fuel tank. Some floor plans have a seat or track bolt that comes through the floor near the area where the hose crosses the chassis frame. In addition to possible damage during installation, there is a chance that the bolt or the bracket can abrade or puncture the hose in this area.
Hazard: If the integrity of this hose is breached, fuel could spill. In the case of gasoline or diesel vehicle, fuel could spill during fueling operations or in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of a fire. In the case of a propane vehicle, propane gas could be released during fueling operations (check valves prevent release from the tanks) creating the risk of a fire during filling.
Remedy: Collins will notify owners, and dealers will repair the buses free of charge. The safety recall began on August 13, 2012. Owners may contact Collins at 1-800-533-1850.
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=12V345000
   
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