New Flyer De40lfa Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on De40lfa vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-01-26 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-02-10, was due to a problem with the seats. Approximately 4848 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, De40lfa's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the structure, driveshaft. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for New Flyer De40lfa
|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.|
|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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