Prevost XL Recalls
There has been 1 recall on XL vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-02-07 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-03-05, was due to a problem with the battery. Approximately 450 vehicles were involved. Since 1999, XL's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . 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.
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Detailed Recall Information for Prevost XL
|2014-02-07||(Published by NHTSA on 2014-03-05)|
|Recall Summary:||Marathon Coach, Inc. (Marathon) is recalling certain model year 2001-2013 Marathon Conversions Prevost XL, and H3 motorcoaches equipped with Sure Power-brand battery equalizers or DC-DC converters containing a particular epoxy sealing, aka 'potting', compound. The specific potting compound used in the subject products for insulation was found to be capable of conducting electricity after being exposed to heat.|
|Hazard:||Once electrically conductive, the material is capable of melting and burning, increasing the risk of a fire.|
|Remedy:||Marathon will notify owners, and Marathon service centers will replace the equalizers or converters, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2014. Owners may contact Marathon at 1-352-588-4500.|
|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.|
Additional Prevost ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.