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New Flyer D40i Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on D40i vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-10-28 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-10-30, was due to a problem with the electrical system. Since 2002, D40i's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the interior lighting, diesel, fan. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled New Flyer D40i vehicles

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2013-10-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-10-30)
Recall Summary: New Flyer is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 D40I transit buses manufactured January 14, 2005, through October 19, 2006, and equipped with Sure Power battery equalizers and DC-DC converters 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: New Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will replace the equalizers and converters, free of charge. The recall will begin by mid-November 2013. Owners may contact New Flyer at 1-204-982-8400. New Flyer's recall number is R13-021.
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=13V485000
   
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
   
2006-06-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-06-14)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES BUILT WITH CUMMINS ISL AND ISC DIESEL ENGINES EQUIPPED WITH THE CM850 FUEL SYSTEM, THE ENGINE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL LINES, FROM THE ENGINE HIGH PRESSURE PUMP TO THE ENGINE FUEL RAIL, ARE PRONE TO FAILURE.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE LINE INTRODUCES HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SPRAY INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT WHICH CAN IGNITE WHEN IT COMES IN CONTACT WITH A HOT SURFACE.
Remedy: CUMMINS WILL INSTALL A FUEL LINE BRACKET TO REDUCE FUEL LINE STRESS. A NEW FUEL LINE WILL BE INSTALLED WHEN ADDING THE BRACKET. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-DIESELS OR NEW FLYER AT 204-934-4876.
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=06V212000
   
2006-01-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-01-23)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH RELAY VALVES BUILT BY HALDEX/MIDLAND AND DISTRIBUTED BY MERITOR/WABCO WITH VALVE BODY DATE CODE OF 342A4K. THIS VALVE, WHICH IS INSTALLED IN THE REAR AXLE AIR BRAKE CIRCUIT, CAN FAIL RESULTING IN A LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE TO THE REAR SERVICE BRAKES.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE VALVE WOULD DISABLE THE REAR AXLE SERVICE BRAKE CIRCUIT AND RESULT IN EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCES WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO SEE IF THE INSTALLED RELAY VALVE HAS A DATE CODE OF 342A4K AND IF NECESSARY WILL REPLACE THE VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 25, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 204-934-4803.
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=06V015000
   
2005-08-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-08-29)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES, HYDRAULIC FLUID CAN LEAK AT THE FLANGE FITTING DUE TO IMPROPER INSTALLATION PROCEDURES. INCORRECT INSTALLATION PROCEDURES MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE O-RING OF THE FLANGE ASSEMBLY, COMPROMISING THE SEALING CAPABILITY OF THE O-RING.
Hazard: LEAKS CAUSED DUE TO DAMAGED O-RINGS COULD CAUSE HYDRAULIC FLUID TO BE SPRAYED ONTO HOT SURFACES AND IGNITE.
Remedy: NEW FLYER WILL CONTACT CUSTOMERS WITH PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO COMPLETE THIS RECALL. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 30, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 204-934-4874.
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=05V370000
   
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