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Prevost H3 45 Vip Recalls

There have been 5 recalls on H3 45 Vip vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-11-03 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-11-20, was due to a problem with the front. Since 1996, H3 45 Vip's have experienced approximately 15 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment, cables, motor, labels and accelerator pedal. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled Prevost H3 45 Vip vehicles

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2015-11-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-11-20)
Recall Summary: Prevost Cars, Inc. (Prevost) is recalling certain model year 2016 X3-45 VIP, H3-45 VIP, and H3-45 coaches manufactured June 17, 2015 to August 14, 2015. Studs that attach the independent front suspension to the vehicle frame may fail and allow a front wheel to turn unexpectedly.
Hazard: A wheel that turns unexpectedly may cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected studs, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 4, 2016. Owners may contact Prevost customer service at 1-866-870-2046. Prevost's number for this recall is SR15-52.
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=15V725000
   
2015-03-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-03-12)
Recall Summary: Prevost Cars, Inc. (Prevost) is recalling certain model year 2007-2012 XLII, X3-45, H3-41, H3-45, and H3-45 VIP vehicles manufactured July 5, 2007, to May 11, 2012. The affected vehicles may be missing a fuel line locating clip, allowing the fuel line to rub against the braided coolant hose.
Hazard: The fuel line rubbing may result in abrasion and a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel line for abrasion, replacing it as necessary, and will properly secure the fuel line and coolant line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2015. Owners may contact Prevost customer service at 1-418-883-3391. Prevost's number for this recall is SR15-04.
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=15V122000
   
2015-03-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-03-12)
Recall Summary: Prevost Cars, Inc. (Prevost) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Prevost XLII-45, X3-45, X3-45 VIP, H3-41, H3-45, and H3-45 VIP motorcoaches manufactured July 23, 2013, to November 28, 2014, and equipped with certain Kidde plastic valve disposable handheld fire extinguishers. These fire extinguishers may not fully discharge as designed when the lever is pressed.
Hazard: In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not work correctly, there is an increased risk of injury to the bus occupants.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the fire extinguisher if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2015. Owners may contact Prevost customer service at 1-877-773-8678. Prevost's number for this recall is SR15-03.
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=15V119000
   
2014-03-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-03-26)
Recall Summary: Prevost Cars, Inc. (Prevost) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 H3-45 VIP coaches and model year 2014 H3-45 and H3-41 coaches manufactured with KALAS-brand battery cables. In the affected vehicles, the insulation at the crimped terminal ends may not have been stripped back on the power cable to the engine electronic control unit.
Hazard: If the power cable loses connection to the engine electronic control unit, the engine may shut down, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the battery cables, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early April 2014. Owners may contact Prevost at 1-877-773-8678. Prevost's number associated with this recall is SR14-10.
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=14V095000
   
2013-12-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-01-15)
Recall Summary: Prevost Cars, Inc. (Prevost) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 X3-45 VIP motorhomes, H3 VIP motorhomes and XLII-45 Entertainers and model year 2012-2014 model year X3-45, H3-41, H3-45 coaches manufactured June 6, 2011, through May 17, 2013, equipped with JAKO windshield wiper motors, model SWF403195. In the affected vehicles, the windshield wiper motor housing may crack resulting in a loss of windshield wiper function.
Hazard: Without functioning windshield wipers, the driver's visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and any affected windshield wiper motor will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by the end of February 2014. Owners may contact Prevost at 1-418-883-2888. Prevost's number for this recall is SR14-02.
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=13V650000
   
2013-10-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-11-07)
Recall Summary: Prevost Cars, Inc. (Prevost) is recalling certain model year 2013 X3-45, 2012-2014 H3-45, 2008 H3-45 VIP, 2005 XL2, and 2006-2011 XL2-45 Entertainer buses equipped with super single tires. The cold inflation pressure shown on the certification plate is higher than the specification for the super single tires installed on the rear axle, which may lead to tire overinflation. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Part 567, "Certification Regulation."
Hazard: Tire overinflation may reduce traction, braking ability and handling, increasing the the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will replace the certification plate, free of charge. The recall is expected to by mid-December 2013. Owners may contact Prevost at 1-418-883-2888. Prevost's recall number is SR13-61.
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=13V472000
   
2013-04-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-04-19)
Recall Summary: Prevost is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 X3-45 VIP, 2006-2013 H3-45 VIP, 2006-2011 XLII-45, and 2006-2013 XLII-45 Entertainer coach buses equipped with window part numbers: 790612, 790613, and 790614. These vehicles were manufactured November 15, 2005 through February 6, 2013. The affected buses may have decals that list an improper sequence of steps to exit the vehicle through the emergency exit.
Hazard: In the event of a crash, the incorrect label may result in difficulty opening the emergency windows. This could increase the risk of personal injury.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will replace the emergency window decals, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Prevost at 1-418-883-2888 x 6558. Prevost's campaign recall number is SR13-26.
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=13V150000
   
2013-02-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-02-07)
Recall Summary: Prevost is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 X3-45, H3-41 and H3-45 coaches, model year 2011-2013 H3-45 VIP coaches, model year 2012-2013 X3-45 VIP coaches, and model year 2009-2013 XLII-45 Entertainer coaches manufactured from May 16, 2007, through March 14, 2013 and equipped with Volvo engines. Certain conditions may cause the affected coaches to go into a software mode that would result in the throttle signal being fixed at 1700rpms regardless of throttle pedal input from the driver.
Hazard: Uncontrollable throttle position may lead to a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners and dealers will remedy will the affected coaches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by May 6, 2013.
Additional Info: The Prevost recall campaign number is SR13-07.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=13V039000
   
2007-08-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-08-20)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVES, THE INTERNAL RUBBER CHECK VALVE MAY LEAK CAUSING A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER THE OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON.
Hazard: THIS COULD CAUSE DELAY OR FAILURE IN APPLYING THE PARKING BRAKES WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ROLL AWAY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: PREVOST IS WORKING WITH BENDIX TO REPAIR THESE VEHICLES (PLEASE SEE 07E037). BENDIX WILL INSTALL A CHECK VALVE REPAIR KIT FOR THE AFFECTED SR-7 SPRING BRAKE MODULATING VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENDIX AT 1-440-329-9000 OR PREVOST AT 1-418-831-2046.
Additional Info: PREVOST RECALL NO. SR07-11.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=07V371000
   
2003-03-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-03-18)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES AND MOTOR HOMES, THE STEERING COLUMNS MAY BE MISSING THE LOWER BOLT AND NUT. A REPLACEMENT BOLT AND NUT WAS INSTALLED TO CORRECT THIS SITUATION ON THE PRODUCTION LINE. IF A REPLACEMENT BOLT HAS BEEN USED AND NOT TIGHTENED PROPERLY, THE COLUMN MAY COME OUT OF THE INPUT SHAFT WHEN THE STEERING COLUMN ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM IS USED.
Hazard: IN SUCH A CASE, A LOSS OF STEERING WOULD OCCUR.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL VERIFY THE SIZE OF THE BOLT AND NUT AND REPLACE THEM IF NEEDED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 4, 2003. 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 PREVOST AT 1-418-831-5432.
Additional Info: PREVOST RECALL NO. SR03-06.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=03V090000
   
2001-03-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-03-01)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH VANNER 60 SERIES BATTERY EQUALIZERS. THE EQUALIZER COULD FAIL TO OPERATE PROPERLY AND CAUSE MALFUNCTION OF THE BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM.
Hazard: WITHOUT FUSING, THE EQUALIZER MAY MELT, BURN, OR SMOKE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE OR A SMOKE FILLED BUS, THUS NECESSITATING A PASSENGER EVACUATION OF THE BUS. THE FAILURE MODE CAN CAUSE OPERATOR DISTRACTION, AND/OR POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: PREVOST WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO INSPECT THEIR BUSES FOR CERTAIN EQUALIZERS BY THE DATE CODE. THE AFFECTED EQUALIZERS WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 29, 2000. 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 PREVOST AT 1-418-831-2046 OR VANNER AT 1-800-227-6937.
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=01V033003
   
2000-09-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-09-14)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BUS SHELLS AND COACHES. THE BALL JOINT SEALING BOOT COULD BE PERFORATED ALLOWING GREASE LEAKAGE.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BOOT.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 22, 2000.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 PREVOST AT 1-418-883-3391. 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=00V262000
   
2000-05-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-05-10)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES AND BUS SHELLS. SOME VEHICLES ARE FITTING WITH A STEERING COLUMN ADJUSTMENT PLATE.
Hazard: THIS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES FOR AN ADJUSTMENT PLATE AND WILL REPLACE THE ADJUSTMENT PLATE IF NECESSARY.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2000.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 PREVOST AT 1-418-883-3391. 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=00V133000
   
1999-04-29 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-04-29)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES AND BUS SHELLS. SOME BRAKE LINE HOSES MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED USING HEATER HOSE MATERIAL INSTEAD OF BRAKE LINE HOSE MATERIAL. HEATER HOSES ARE NOT APPROPRIATE FOR USE AS BRAKE LINES BECAUSE THE OPERATING PRESSURE OF THE BRAKING SYSTEM IS MUCH HIGHER THAN THAT OF THE HEATING SYSTEM.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN SUDDEN BRAKE LINE FAILURE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEATER HOSES WITH CORRECT BRAKE LINE HOSES.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 1999. 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 PREVOST AT 1-418-883-3391. 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=99V092000
   
1999-04-20 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-04-20)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BUS SHELLS. THE HEIGHT CONTROL VALVE LEVER ATTACHED TO THE RADIUS ROD OF THE INDEPENDENT FRONT SUSPENSION MAY HAVE BEEN FASTENED WITHOUT USING LOCK WASHERS.
Hazard: THE LEVER CAN LOOSEN OVER TIME RESULTING IN IMPROPER SUSPENSION HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT, AND POSSIBLE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL TWO LOCK WASHERS ON THE U-BOLT RETAINING THE HEIGHT CONTROL VALVE LEVER.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 4, 1999. 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 PREVOST AT 1-418-883-3391. 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=99V079000
   
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