New Flyer D60lfa Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on D60lfa vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-12-18 due to a problem with the structure. Approximately 2048 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, D60lfa's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the driveshaft. 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.
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Detailed Recall Information for New Flyer D60lfa
|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.|
|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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.