Neoplan An460 Articulated Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on An460 Articulated vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2005-07-14 due to a problem with the door . Approximately 311 vehicles were involved. Since 2003, An460 Articulated's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the starter assembly. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Neoplan An460 Articulated
|2005-07-14||(Published by NHTSA on 2005-07-14)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH VAPOR DOOR ASSEMBLIES, THE TWO PIECE CURVED CONNECTING RODS WHEN USED AS AN ELEMENT OF THE DOOR ACTUATION LINKAGE IN CONJUNCTION WITH A VAPOR MEDIUM PNEUMATIC DIFFERENTIAL ENGINE, MAY BE SUBJECT TO FATIGUE FAILURE RESULTING IN BENDING OR BREAKING OF THE CONNECTING ROD.|
|Hazard:||A BROKEN CONNECTING ROD CAN ALLOW THE DOOR PANEL TO MOVE FREELY IN AN UNCONTROLLED MANNER, LEAVING PASSENGERS INSIDE THE VEHICLE UNPROTECTED BY THE DOOR PANEL AND ENABLING A PROTRUDING DOOR PANEL TO STRIKE PERSONS OR OBJECTS OUTSIDE THE VEHICLE.|
|Remedy:||NEOPLAN IS WORKING WITH VAPOR BUS INTERNATIONAL TO NOTIFY OWNERS AND HAVE THE REPAIR PERFORMED ON THEIR VEHICLES. THE REMEDY CONSISTS OF REPLACING THE TWO PIECE CONNECTING ROD WITH A ONE PIECE CONNECTING ROD. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VAPOR AT 1-847-777-6400 OR NEOPLAN AT 1-719-336-3256.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236; (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.|
|2005-06-09||(Published by NHTSA on 2005-06-09)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN 60' ARTICULATED TRANSIT BUSES, THE STARTER CABLE AND ADDITIONAL HEAVY GAUGE WIRES HAD INADVERTENTLY BEEN ATTACHED TO THE STARTER STUD DURING THE MANUFACTURING AND ASSEMBLY PROCESS.|
|Hazard:||OVER TIME, THE STARTER SOLENOID COULD CRACK AND A SHORT CIRCUIT MIGHT DEVELOP THAT WOULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.|
|Remedy:||THESE VEHICLES WERE SENT TO ONLY ONE CUSTOMER, NEW JERSEY TRANSIT. ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN CORRECTED.|
|Additional Info:||NEOPLAN FSRP 04-092.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.|
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