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There have been 9 recalls on Xde40 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-04-19 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-05-04, was due to a problem with the software. Approximately 1897 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, Xde40's have experienced approximately 13 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the seats, tie rod assembly, door , switch and structure. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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2016-04-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-05-04)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2013 C40LFR, XN35, 2014-2016 XD35, XD60, XDE40, 2015-2016 XD40, XDE60, 2014 XDE35, 2013-2015 XE40, 2013-2016 XN40, XN60, and 2014-2015 XT40, and XT60 transit buses. These buses have an Electric Transit Operator (ETO) controller that controls the bus door motor function which may have a software defect which can cause failure of the rear door guide roller linkage resulting in a bus' rear door opening unexpectedly while the bus is in motion.
Hazard: If the rear bus door opens unexpectedly while the bus is in motion, there is an increased risk of injury for the passengers.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will install a firmware upgrade, and replace the roller bracket plates, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2016. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R16-005.
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=16V223000
   
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V038000
   
2015-09-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-10-02)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 New Flyer XDE40 and XD40, 2014 XD60, XN35 and XN60, 2015 XDE35, and 2013-2015 XN40 transit buses. The affected vehicles may be equipped with an improperly torqued front axle center link retaining clamp on the tie rod. As a result, the tie rod may disconnect, causing a loss of steering.
Hazard: A loss of steering increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles to verify that the center link retaining clamp is properly torqued. Any components displaying play or movement will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2015. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R15-015.
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=15V562000
   
2015-06-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2013 C40LFR, XE40, XN35, and XN60, 2014 XD35, XDE40, and XT60, 2014-2015 XD60, and XT40, 2013-2014 XDE35, and XN40, and 2015 XDE60 transit buses. These vehicles have door controller assemblies that may have a software defect which can cause the rear passenger doors to open, without warning, when the bus accelerates from a stopped position.
Hazard: If the rear bus door opens while the bus is in motion, there is an increased risk of injury for the passengers.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will update the Door Controller Assembly software, free of charge. The recall began on June 24, 2015. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R15-006.
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=15V333000
   
2014-09-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-09-18)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2013 XD35, XDE35, XE40, and 2013-2014 XD40, XD60, XDE40, XDE60, XN35, XN40, and XN60 transit buses. During installation, the Brake Pedal Mounting Plate may have been clamped between the Brake Pedal Assembly and the Brake Valve Actuator (BVA) resulting in a misalignment and binding of the internal piston in the BVA.
Hazard: The binding of the piston may result in increased resistance while applying the brakes and the potential for brake drag once the brake pedal is released. These conditions increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners and will replace the brake pedal mounting plate and the Brake Valve Actuator (BVA), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2014. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-934-4876. New Flyer's number for this recall is R14-019.
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=14V532000
   
2014-08-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-09-26)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2014 MD30, XD40, XD60, XDE40, and XDE60 transit buses. The Cummins ISB or ISL engines in these vehicles may have been equipped with Fleetguard UFF-XT fuel filters, part number FF63009, whose filter shell may separate from the fuel filter nut plate causing the engine to stall without warning.
Hazard: If the engine stalls unexpectedly there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners, and Cummins dealers will replace the fuel filter with a new one, free of charge. The recall began in August 2014. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-934-4876 or Cummins customer service at 1-812-377-3713. New Flyer's number for this recall is R14-018.
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=14V519000
   
2013-10-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-11-13)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries Ltd. (New Flyer) is recalling certain model year 2013 XD40 buses manufactured May 24, 2013, through September 5, 2013; model year 2013 XN40 buses manufactured April 18, 2013, through September 11, 2013; model year 2013 XD60 buses manufactured May 31, 2013, through September 5, 2013; and model year 2013 XDE40 buses manufactured on May 17, 2013. The color coded air lines to the E-6 brake treadle valve may have been installed incorrectly. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Hazard: In the event of a loss of air supply pressure in the rear air reservoir, there would be a loss of service braking effect on both the front and rear axles, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: New Flyer has notified owners, and dealers will inspect, and correct the air line routing, as needed, free of charge. Owners may contact New Flyer at 1-204-982-8400. New Flyer's recall number is R13-023.
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=13V487000
   
2013-05-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-06-06)
Recall Summary: New Flyer Industries is recalling certain model year 2012 XD35 and XD40, model year 2013 XD60, XDE40 and XDE60 and model year 2012-2013 XN40 and XN60 transit buses. In the affected buses, the push-to-start button switch may have a weak return spring, allowing the engine to start unexpectedly.
Hazard: If the engine starts without warning, there is an increased risk for injury to persons working on or near the engine.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the switches free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2013. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's recall number is R13-014.
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=13V221000
   
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V591000
   
2012-10-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-10-26)
Recall Summary: New Flyer is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 transit buses, models C40LF, C40LFR, D35LFR, D40LFR, D60LFR, XD35, XD40, XDE35, XDE40, and XN40. Air pressure may leak from the parking brake chambers causing the parking brakes to drag while the vehicle is driven.
Hazard: If the brakes drag, they may overheat, possibly resulting in a fire.
Remedy: New Flyer will notify the owners and the affected brake chambers will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on November 13, 2012. Owners may contact New Flyer at 1-204-224-6706 for more information.
Additional Info: New Flyer's campaign recall number is R12-031. 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=12V518000
   
2012-03-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-03-27)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 XDE35 AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 XDE40 HEAVY DUTY TRANSIT BUSES. OVER TIME PARTICULATE DEBRIS CAN ACCUMULATE IN THE LITHIUM-ION ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM (ESS), AND IN CONJUNCTION WITH MOISTURE, CAN BREACH THE ELECTRICAL ISOLATION OF THE HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY PACK. A CONDUCTIVE PATH CAN BE CREATED IF THE ELECTRICAL ISOLATION IS BREACHED AT BOTH ENDS OF THE BATTERY.
Hazard: IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, UNINTENTIONAL DISCHARGE OF THE BATTERY¿S STORED ENERGY CAN RESULT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.
Remedy: NEW FLYER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ELECTRICAL CONTACTOR AND MODIFY THE LI-ION ESS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 5, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-224-6706.
Additional Info: NEW FLYER¿S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS R12-005.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=12V132000
   
2012-01-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-01-05)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEARS 2009-2012 XDE40, MODEL YEARS 2010-2011 MODELS XD35 AND XDE35, MODEL YEAR 2010 XD40, AND MODEL YEAR 2011 XN40 TRANSIT BUSES, MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2010, THROUGH DECEMBER 2011, AND EQUIPPED WITH A PARKER-HANNIFIN (VANSCO) INSTRUMENT PANEL. THE PROGRAMMING OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL IS SUCH THAT IF MULTIPLE ERROR MESSAGES ARE RECEIVED BY THE INSTRUMENT PANEL FROM THE VEHICLE POWERTRAIN, THE ¿CHECK ENGINE¿ AND/OR ¿STOP ENGINE¿ INDICATOR LAMPS ON THE DASH MAY NOT ILLUMINATE AND THE ENGINE MAY ENTER A SAFETY OR SHUTDOWN MODE OF OPERATION.
Hazard: ENGINE SHUTDOWN WOULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE PROPULSION OR VEHICLE STALL, EITHER OF WHICH INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: NEW FLYER WILL REPROGRAM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 9, 2012. NEW FLYER WILL UPLOAD A CORRECTED SOFTWARE VERSION FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NEW FLYER AT 1-204-934-4876.
Additional Info: NEW FLYER¿S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS R11-026. 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=12V002000
   
2011-08-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-08-22)
Recall Summary: NEW FLYER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 HEAVY DUTY TRANSIT BUSES, MODELS D35LFR, D40LFR, D60LFR, DE40LFR, DE60LFR, XD35, XDE35, AND XDE40, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 30, 2010, THROUGH JUNE 3, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH A CUMMINS ISB, ISL, ISC, or ISX DIESEL ENGINE. THE V-BAND CLAMP ASSEMBLY, PART NUMBERS Q187684, Q187685, AND Q187686, USED TO CONNECT THE INLET AND OUTLET CONE SECTIONS TO THE DIESEL OXIDATION CATALYST (DOC)/DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) INCLUDE A T-BOLT WHICH CAN FRACTURE AND FAIL WHEN SUBJECTED TO STRESS OR LOAD. A FRACTURE OR FAILURE OF THE T-BOLT MAY CAUSE THE CLAMP TO LOOSEN AND THE INLET OR OUTLET SECTIONS ATTACHED TO THE DOC/DPF HOUSING TO DISCONNECT.
Hazard: IF THE INLET OR OUTLET SECTIONS DISCONNECT, HOT EXHAUST GASES CAN VENT PRIOR TO EXITING THE TAILPIPE, CREATING THE RISK OF COMBUSTION AND A FIRE. IF BOTH CLAMPS FAIL, THERE IS A RISK IN SOME APPLICATIONS THAT THE DOC/DPF HOUSING MAY DETACH COMPLETELY, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD.
Remedy: NEW FLYER IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY OWNERS OF THE RECALL CAMPAIGN. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY AUTHORIZED CUMMINS DEALERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-812-377-5000 OR NEW FLYER CUSTOMER SERVICES AT 1-204-934-4876.
Additional Info: CUMMINS RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS C1154.NEW FLYER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS R11-019.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=11V431000
   
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