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There have been 10 recalls on C40lfr vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-03-03 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-03-08, was due to a problem with the front. Approximately 2337 vehicles were involved. Since 2002, C40lfr's have experienced approximately 16 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the software, seats, door , engine and structure. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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2017-03-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-03-08)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd (New Flyer) is recalling certain 2006 L40LFand DE60LF transit buses, 2006-2007 C35LF, C40LFR, D35LF, D40LFR, D60LFR, DE40LF and DE40LFR transit buses, and 2005-2007 C40LF, D40LF, D60LF, DE60LFA, GE40LF, 2007 D35LFR, and DE60LFR transit buses. These vehicles are equipped with MAN V8-65L axle beams that may have cracks on the upper and/or lower surface, which, over time can cause the axle beam to fail.
Hazard: Failure of the front axle beam can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the axle beams and determine a repair, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 8, 2017. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R17-002.
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=17V130000
   
2016-04-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-05-04)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2013 C40LFR, XN35, 2014-2016 XD35, XD60, XDE40, 2015-2016 XD40, XDE60, 2014 XDE35, 2013-2015 XE40, 2013-2016 XN40, XN60, and 2014-2015 XT40, and XT60 transit buses. These buses have an Electric Transit Operator (ETO) controller that controls the bus door motor function which may have a software defect which can cause failure of the rear door guide roller linkage resulting in a bus' rear door opening unexpectedly while the bus is in motion.
Hazard: If the rear bus door opens unexpectedly while the bus is in motion, there is an increased risk of injury for the passengers.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will install a firmware upgrade, and replace the roller bracket plates, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2016. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R16-005.
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=16V223000
   
2016-01-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-02-10)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries, Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2015 New Flyer MD30, 2012 C35LFR, 2010-2011 D35LFR, NABI 35LFW, 2011 D40LFR, 2010-2012 D60LFR and NABI 31LFW, 2010 C40LF, DE35LF, D40LF, DE40LFA, DE60LFA, GE35LFR and GE40LF, 2009 DE60LF and GE40LFR, 2010-2013 C40LFR, DE60LFR, NABI 416 and NABI 60BRT, 2010-2015 XD35, XDE40, NABI 40LFW and 42BRT, 2011-2015 XD40 and XN40, 2013-2015 XD60, XDE60 and XN35, 2010-2014 XDE35, 2013 XE40, 2012-2015 XN60, equipped with certain Recaro Ergo-M Commercial Bus Driver Seats. The affected seats 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: New Flyer will notify owners instructing them to inspect their seats for missing welds. Recaro will supply replacement anchorage brackets and cover the labor to replace them if any welds are missing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2016. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706, or Recaro customer service at 1-800-873-2276. New Flyer's number for this recall is R16-001.
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=16V038000
   
2015-06-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2013 C40LFR, XE40, XN35, and XN60, 2014 XD35, XDE40, and XT60, 2014-2015 XD60, and XT40, 2013-2014 XDE35, and XN40, and 2015 XDE60 transit buses. These vehicles have door controller assemblies that may have a software defect which can cause the rear passenger doors to open, without warning, when the bus accelerates from a stopped position.
Hazard: If the rear bus door opens while the bus is in motion, there is an increased risk of injury for the passengers.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will update the Door Controller Assembly software, free of charge. The recall began on June 24, 2015. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R15-006.
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=15V333000
   
2015-05-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 C35LFR, 2008-2013 C40LF, 2008-2013 C40LFR, 2009 L40LFR, 2009 C35LF, 2013-2014 XN35, 2011-2014 XN40, and 2012-2014 XN60 buses, equipped with certain Cummins Westport ISL G engines. 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 hot surfaces, it can increase the risk of a vehicle fire.
Remedy: Cummins will notify owners on behalf of New Flyer, 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 is expected to begin in June 2015. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at (204) 224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R15-007.
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=15V292000
   
2014-03-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-03-22)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2009 C35LF and L40LFR, model year 2009-2012 C35LFR, model year 2008-2013 C40LF and C40LFR, model year 2013 XN35, model year 2011-2013 XN40 and model year 2012-2013 XN60 transit buses equipped with certain Cummins Westport Model ISL G engines. In the affected vehicles, condensation in the intake manifold may freeze during cold weather conditions and interfere with the proper operation of the intake manifold pressure sensor.
Hazard: The improper operation of the sensor could induce elevated exhaust temperatures or flames from the exhaust pipe, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire or burn injury to a person near the exhaust pipe.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners, and authorized Cummins Inc. and Cummins Wesport Inc. facilities will upload a new ECM calibration, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by mid-April 2014. Customers may contact New Flyer at 1-204-934-4876 or Cummins Inc. at 1-800-343-7357. New Flyer's number associated with this recall is R14-006.
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=14V087000
   
2012-12-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-12-18)
Recall Summary: New Flyer is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 transit buses, models: C35LF, C40LFR, D35LFR, D40LF, D40LFR, D60LF, D60LFA, D60LFR, DE35LFA, DE40LF, DE40LFA, DE40LFR, DE60LF, DE60LFA, DE60LFR, and XDE40. The drive shaft access panel may have insufficient strength or be not properly secured to the floor. If the drive shaft fails, debris from the driveshaft failure may enter the passenger compartment through the panel.
Hazard: If debris resulting from drive shaft failure enters the passenger compartment, it may result in injury to the bus occupants.
Remedy: New Flyer notification to owners on 01/03/2013. Dealers will install a steel plate under the access panel on affected buses, free of charge. Owners may contact New Flyer at 1-204-224-6706 for more information.
Additional Info: New Flyer's campaign recall number is R12-040.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=12V591000
   
2012-10-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-10-26)
Recall Summary: New Flyer is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 transit buses, models C40LF, C40LFR, D35LFR, D40LFR, D60LFR, XD35, XD40, XDE35, XDE40, and XN40. Air pressure may leak from the parking brake chambers causing the parking brakes to drag while the vehicle is driven.
Hazard: If the brakes drag, they may overheat, possibly resulting in a fire.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify the owners and the affected brake chambers will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on November 13, 2012. Owners may contact New Flyer at 1-204-224-6706 for more information.
Additional Info: New Flyer's campaign recall number is R12-031. 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=12V518000
   
2012-09-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-09-24)
Recall Summary: New Flyer is recalling certain model year 2005-2006 C40LF and 2006 C40LFR transit buses, equipped with John Deere 8.1 liter turbocharged, compressed natural gas engines, model number 6081HFN04, manufactured from June 2002 through January 2008. Failures can occur within the engine turbocharger. The turbine or compressor wheel may fail, resulting in damage to the engine and/or an oil leak.
Hazard: Failure of the turbine or compressor wheel may result in smoke, fire, or stalling; possibly leading to a vehicle crash.
Remedy: The remedy for this issue is still under development. An interim letter was mailed on October 3, 2012. Owners may contact New Flyer at 1-204-224-1251.
Additional Info: New Flyer's recall campaign number is R12-025.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=12V466000
   
2011-04-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-04-14)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2011 LOW FLOOR TRANSIT BUSES PRODUCED FROM MAY 24, 2007, THROUGH MARCH 1, 2011 AND EQUIPPED WITH TEETER LEVER ASSEMBLIES. THERE IS INSUFFICIENT ENGAGEMENT BETWEEN THE TEETER LEVER BASE AND THE CAM PLATE.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE TEETER LEVER ASSEMBLY WILL CAUSE THE REAR SIDE EXIT DOOR TO OPERATE IMPROPERLY. A PASSENGER LEANING ON OR FORCED AGAINST THE DOOR COULD FALL THROUGH THE DOOR AND SUSTAIN INJURIES.
Remedy: NEW FLYER IS WORKING WITH THE MANUFACTURER OF THE TEETER LEVER ASSEMBLIES, VAPOR BUS, TO REPAIR THE AFFECTED BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE VAPOR BUS DEFECT REPORT 11E-010. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 29, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VAPOR BUS AT 1-847-777-6450 OR NEW FLYER CUSTOMER SERVICES AT 1-204-934-4874.
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=11V237000
   
2010-07-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-07-28)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 C40LFR, D40LF AND DE60LF HEAVY DUTY TRANSIT BUSES, AS WELL AS MODEL YEAR 2009 DE60LFA HEAVY DUTY TRANSIT BUSES. THE PASSENGER ASSIST GRAB STRAP HANDLES HAVE EXPERIENCED MULTIPLE FAILURES IN THE FIELD.
Hazard: FAILURE OF A PASSENGER ASSIST GRAB STRAP HANDLE COULD RESULT IN A PASSENGER FALLING AND BEING INJURED.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE EXISTING PASSENGER ASSIST GRAB STRAP HANDLES WITH AN IMPROVED PRODUCT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-934-4876.
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=10V343000
   
2010-03-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-03-09)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2009 TRANSIT BUSES. THESE MODELS HAVE AN INSPECTION PANEL LOCATED ABOVE THE DRIVE SHAFT IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT FLOORING FOR EASY INSPECTION AND REMOVAL OF THE DRIVE SHAFT. THIS PANEL MAY NOT BE OF SUFFICIENT STRENGTH TO PREVENT FOREIGN MATTER FROM ENTERING THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT IN THE EVENT OF A DRIVE SHAFT FAILURE.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE DRIVE SHAFT ACCESS PANEL TO MAINTAIN PASSENGER COMPARTMENT INTEGRITY COULD RESULT IN INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INCORPORATE AN ENERGY ABSORBING HONEYCOMB MATERIAL TO THE UNDERSIDE OF THE ACCESS PANEL. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 10, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 204-934-4874.
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=10V089000
   
2009-09-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-09-28)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002 THROUGH 2009 TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MAY 2002 AND SEPTEMBER 2009 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: NEW FLYER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER2, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER CUSTOMER SERVICES AT 1-204-934-4876.
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=09V367000
   
2008-07-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-07-08)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING 319 MY 2008 C40LF, C40LFR, D35LF, D40LF, D41LF, D61LFR, DE41LF, DE61LF, E40LFR, GE40LFR, AND DE41LFR TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH PARKER HANNIFIN (VANSCO) CONTROL MODULES. A CERTAIN BATCH OF THE PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROL MODULES MAY HAVE A MANUFACTURING DEFECT. THIS DEFECT COULD PRODUCE ERRATIC BEHAVIOR OF CERTAIN INPUT/OUTPUT SIGNALS TO AND FROM THE AFFECTED MODULE. THIS ERRATIC BEHAVIOR COULD POTENTIALLY IMPACT CERTAIN FUNCTIONS SUCH AS THE HEADLIGHTS, BRAKE LIGHTS, THROTTLE CONTROL, AND CONTROL OF THE ARTICULATED JOINT.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE MODULE TO PROPERLY CONTROL THE VEHICLE SUB-SYSTEMS COULD RESULT IN VEHICLE CRASH, INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: THE AFFECTED MODULES WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 14, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-982-8400.
Additional Info: NEW FLYER RECALL NO. R08-022.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=08V296000
   
2008-01-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-01-09)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN BUSES HAVE STAINLESS STEEL HYDRAULIC LINES WITH 90º FLANGE FITTINGS WHICH ARE SUBJECT TO FAILURE DUE TO ERRORS IN BOTH THE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE OF THESE LINES.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THESE LINES, LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT, COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: NEW FLYER WILL REMOVE THESE LINES AND REPLACE THEM WITH A PREVIOUSLY PROVEN DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE LINES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 15, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-982-8400.
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=08V010000
   
2007-03-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-03-14)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH GRAHAM WHITE AIR DRYERS, THE AIR DRYER TIMER MODULES MAY ALLOW SUFFICIENT QUANTITIES OF MOISTURE TO ENTER AND AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM DUE TO MOISTURE COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR DRYER TIMER MODULE ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 22, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 204-934-4874.
Additional Info: NEW FLYER RECALL NO. R07-004.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=07V103000
   
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