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New Flyer L40lf Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on L40lf 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 1994, L40lf's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the exterior lighting, fan, suspension. 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 L40lf vehicles

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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
   
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
   
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
   
2001-05-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-05-22)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES. THERE COULD BE A CASTING DEFECT IN THE LEFT SIDE SPRING TOWER. THE SPRING TOWERS SUPPORT THE VEHICLE STRUCTURE, AND FAILURE OF A TOWER COULD CAUSE A SUDDEN SHIFT IN THE FRONT AXLE.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SPRING TOWER. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-982-8181.
Additional Info: 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=01V160000
   
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