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Prevost X3 Recalls

There have been 3 recalls on X3 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-12-03 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-12-20, was due to a problem with the engine. Since 2009, X3's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Prevost Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Prevost X3 vehicles

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2014-12-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-12-20)
Recall Summary: Prevost Cars, Inc.(Prevost) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 XL2, XL2 Shells, X3 Shell Converted Coaches, and X3 motorcoaches manufactured January 1, 2009, to December 31, 2011, and equipped with an automatic fire suppression system (AFSS) pressure tank in the engine compartment. The tank's pressure relief valve may not withstand the temperatures in the engine compartment, resulting in the venting of the extinguishing agent.
Hazard: If the event of a fire, if the pressure tank has previously vented, the system would not be functional to help extinguish the fire, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will relocate the tank, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 2, 2015. Owners may contact Prevost customer service at 1-877-773-8678. Prevost's number for this recall is SR15-01.
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=14V771000
   
2014-03-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-03-25)
Recall Summary: Prevost Cars, Inc. (Prevost) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 XLII and X3 shell converted coaches manufactured with an Automatic Fire Suppression System (AFSS) pressure tank in the engine compartment. In the affected vehicles, due to engine compartment temperatures, the AFSS pressure relief tank may discharge its fire extinguishing agent.
Hazard: If the AFSS tank discharges and there is a vehicle fire, the Automatic Fire Suppression System will be unavailable to assist in extinguishing the vehicle fire, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will relocate the pressure relief tank, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by early April 2014. Owners may contract Prevost at 1-877-773-8678. Prevost's number associated with this recall is SR14-16.
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=14V096000
   
2013-01-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-01-17)
Recall Summary: Prevost is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 H3 and X3 coaches and MTH XLII-45E coach shells manufactured between June 29, 2009, up to June 4, 2012, and equipped with an Automatic Fire Detection and Suppression System (AFSS). There is the possibility that the AFSS could unintentionally activate due to wear of the linear thermal detection cable.
Hazard: An activation of the AFSS causes the vehicle to come to an unplanned stop. This could increase the risk of a vehicle crash or personal injury.
Remedy: Prevost will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the linear thermal detector by adding a protective sheath, free of charge. The recall began in March 2013. Owners may contact Prevost at 1-418-883-2888 x 6558.
Additional Info: Prevost's campaign recall number is SR13-03.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=13V015000
   
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