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New Flyer D60hf Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on D60hf vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-09-02 due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Approximately 325 vehicles were involved. Since 1988, D60hf's have experienced approximately 8 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the air conditioner, steering, exterior lighting, turbo-charger and wheels. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled New Flyer D60hf vehicles

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2009-09-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-09-02)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2002-2006 D60HF DIESEL 60 FOOT HIGH FLOOR TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH A LIFT-U WHEELCHAIR LIFT, OR HAVE AFTERMARKET LIFT-U CONTROL BOXES INSTALLED. A DEFECT IN THE CONTROL BOX COULD CAUSE THE OUTBOARD RAMP BARRIER TO FOLD IN TOWARD A LIFT PASSENGER.
Hazard: THE RAMP BARRIER COULD PINCH THE PASSENGER'S FEET.
Remedy: NEW FLYER IS WORKING WITH LIFT-U (PLEASE SEE RECALL 09E-051) AND WILL REPAIR THE TRANSIT BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-204-934-4876 OR LIFT-U AT 1-209-838-2400.
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=09V346000
   
2008-02-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-02-05)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING 431 MY 1996-2001 D60HF DIESEL TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH A ROOFTOP AIR CONDITIONING EVAPORATOR. THE EVAPORATOR DRAIN LINES MAKE CONTACT WITH COMPONENTS (BALLAST ASSEMBLIES) WITHIN THE INTERIOR LIGHTING PANEL BELOW THE DRAIN LINE PORT. THIS CAN RESULT IN EITHER DAMAGE TO THE DRAIN LINE, WHICH INTRODUCES MOISTURE INTO THE LIGHTING PANEL, OR RESTRICTION OF THE LINE WHICH RESULTS IN A BACK-UP AND OVERFLOW OF MOISTURE THROUGH THE FRESH AIR RETURN VENT AND BACK INTO THE LIGHTING PANEL.
Hazard: MOISTURE IN SUFFICIENT QUANTITIES WITHIN THE LIGHTING PANEL MAY RESULT IN A SHORTING OF THE ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS AND A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: NEW FLYER WILL INCORPORATE AN ELBOW FITTING INTO THE DRAIN LINE WHERE IT ENTERS THE LIGHTING PANEL FROM THE ROOF, WHICH WILL PROMOTE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE LINE AND THE BALLAST ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 6, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-934-4803.
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=08V053000
   
2007-06-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-06-26)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES, THE U-JOINT ASSEMBLIES HAVE INADEQUATE SPLINE ENGAGEMENT ON ONE OF THE TWO END YOKES.
Hazard: EXCESSIVE PLAY IN THE STEERING SYSTEM COULD DEVELOP AND, IF NOT CORRECTED, CAUSE A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: THE U-JOINT ASSEMBLY WILL BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 10, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-934-4874.
Additional Info: 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=07V268000
   
2007-02-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-02-27)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE FLASHING DECELERATION LAMPS WERE AN OPTIONAL ITEM FOR SOME OF THESE BUSES.
Hazard: THE STANDARD REQUIRES THAT THE DECELERATION LAMP IS A SOLID LIGHT RATHER THAN A FLASHING LIGHT.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REWIRE THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM TO REMOVE THE FLASHING FUNCTION OR INSTALL A NEW PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER (PLC) WHICH WILL MAKE THE LAMPS BURN STEADY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 5, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 204-934-4874.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION1S 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=07V068000
   
2007-01-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-01-18)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH LIFT-U WHEELCHAIR LIFTS, IT IS POSSIBLE FOR A PERSON TO WEDGE THEIR FEET UNDER THE SOLID BAR BARRIER LINKAGE.
Hazard: WHILE SITTING IN A WHEEL CHAIR A PERSON WITH NO SHOES AND DOES NOT HAVE CONTROL OF THEIR FEET, COULD TWIST THEIR FEET AND GET IT FORCED UNDER THE LINKAGE WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN INJURY.
Remedy: LIFT-U IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL (PLEASE SEE 06E-093). OWNERS WILL RECEIVE A FREE REPAIR KIT ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LIFT-U AT 209-838-2400 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=07V012000
   
2005-02-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-02-08)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED WITH DETROIT DIESEL SERIES 50 ENGINES, THE TURBOCHARGER COMPRESSOR WHEEL CAN BREAK, RESULTING IN SHAFT IMBALANCE AND LUBRICATING OIL PASSES INTO THE EXHAUST SYSTEM.
Hazard: THIS CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURIES.
Remedy: DETROIT DIESEL IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN EXHAUST TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND REPROGRAM THE EMC CALIBRATION FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DETROIT DIESEL AT 313-592-3708 OR NEW FLYER AT 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=05V045000
   
2004-02-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-02-10)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES, THE CENTER AXLE WHEEL END BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE AFTER BEING PARKED FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.
Hazard: THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE WHEN DRIVING AWAY FROM A PARKED POSITION, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: NEW FLYER WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL AIR SYSTEM R14 RELAY VALVE, #4 NOTCH AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS, AND TYPE 30 LONG STOKE BRAKE CHAMBERS ON THE CENTER AXLE; THE LOGIC CONTROL MODULE WILL BE REPROGRAMMED, ADD NEW ABS COMPONENTS (SENSORS, SPEED RINGS AND HARNESSES) IF NOT ALREADY EQUIPPED WITH ABS; AND WILL REVISE PLC PROGRAMMING. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-982-8400.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V042000
   
2003-07-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-07-17)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE SERVICE BRAKE RELEASE TIMING AND PARK BRAKE APPLY TIMING ARE OUT OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE STANDARD.
Hazard: THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL STANDARDS.
Remedy: TO RESOLVE THE ISSUE OF NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE SERVICE BRAKE RELEASE TIMING, DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE REDUNDANT SIGNAL LINE TO THE CENTER AXLE RELAY VALVE AND THE CENTER AND REAR RELAY VALVES WILL BE SWAPPED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 17, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-982-8400.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V248000
   
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