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Prevost Xlii Recalls

There have been 5 recalls on Xlii vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-03-02 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-03-12, was due to a problem with the fuel system, diesel. Approximately 455 vehicles were involved. Since 1999, Xlii's have experienced approximately 10 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment, labels, gear box (other than rack and pinion), shaft pitman and structure. 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 Xlii vehicles

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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
   
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
   
2013-10-23 (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
   
2012-06-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-06-28)
Recall Summary: PREVOST IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 VIP45, X3-45, AND XLII VEHICLES. THE STEERING GEARBOX BOLTS MAY BE TOO LONG TO HAVE BEEN SUFFICIENTLY TORQUED.
Hazard: OVER TIME, THE STEERING GEARBOX BOLTS MAY START TO LOOSEN, LEADING TO REDUCED STEERING FUNCTION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: PREVOST WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BOLTS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PREVOST CAR INC., SERVICE DEPARTMENT TOLL-FREE AT 1-866-870-2046 OR 1-418-831-2046.
Additional Info: THE PREVOST RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS SR12-19.CUSTOMERS MAY 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=12V300000
   
2011-08-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-08-31)
Recall Summary: SUPERIOR COACH IS RECALLING CERTAIN RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1200 SERIES NORCOLD REFRIGERATORS. THE POPULATION OF REFRIGERATORS BEING ADDRESSED CONTAINS EITHER A SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED IN ORDER TO PREVENT A POTENTIAL FIRE. THE RESPONSE TIMES OF THE SENSOR ALGORITHM AND THERMAL SWITCH DEVICES TO STOP POWER ARE NOT SUFFICIENT.
Hazard: THE SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH INSTALLED TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED DUE TO A POSSIBLE HYDROGEN GAS LEAK MAY NOT SHUT OFF IN SUFFICIENT TIME TO PREVENT A FIRE.
Remedy: SUPERIOR COACH IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY ANY AFFECTED OWNERS. OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO CONTACT NORCOLD DEALERS TO RECEIVE THE REMEDY FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE NORCOLD'S DEFECT REPORT 10E-049 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD AT 1-800-767-9101 OR SUPERIOR COACH INTERIORS AT 1-615-466-2000.
Additional Info: 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=11V449000
   
2008-01-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-01-09)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH ZF/ARENS ASTRONIC SHIFT SELECTORS, A CELL PHONE PLACED IN THE PROXIMITY OF THE SHIFTER TOUCH PAD COULD CAUSE THE DISPLAY TO CHANGE FROM 'R' (REVERSE) TO 'D' (DRIVE) SHOULD THE PHONE RECEIVE A CALL.
Hazard: THIS INTERFERENCE CAN CAUSE THE TRANSMISSION TO NOT OPERATE OR CAUSE IMPROPER SHIFTING, AS FORWARD GEAR CAN BE ENGAGED FROM NEUTRAL ONLY, IF THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN STOPPED, AND IF THE BRAKE PEDAL HAS BEEN DEPRESSED. IF THE MALFUNCTION OCCURS WHILE 'R' (REVERSE) IS BEING SELECTED, THE SHIFTER MAY POSSIBLY CHANGE TO 'D' (DRIVE), INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: PREVOST WILL MAIL STICKERS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO THEIR OWNERS AND WILL ALSO ARRANGE TO HAVE THE TRANSMISSION SOFTWARE UPGRADED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 13, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PREVOST AT 1-418-831-5432.
Additional Info: PREVOST RECALL NO. SR07-10.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=08V007000
   
2006-06-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-06-14)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT INDEPENDENT SUSPENSION, TWO SPINDLE SHAFTS WERE IMPROPERLY PROCESSED DURING MANUFACTURING WHICH WEAKENED THE SHAFTS.
Hazard: THE SHAFTS CAN BREAK CAUSING A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TWO SPINDLE SHAFTS AND SURROUNDING PARTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 12, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PREVOST AT 418-831-5432.
Additional Info: PREVOST RECALL NO. SR06-07.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=06V214000
   
2005-03-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-03-14)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT COACHESS, THE BOLTS SECURING THE RADIUS ROD SUPPORTS CAN LOOSEN AND COULD COMPLETELY DETACH.
Hazard: A LOOSE ATTACHMENT SHOULD BE DETECTED AT REGULAR INSPECTIONS. THIS CONDITION WILL CREATE SOME UNUSUAL NOISE AND THE VEHICLE STABILITY WILL DETERIORATE GRADUALLY. IF A ROD IS DETACHED COMPLETELY, IT WILL CREATE A LARGE AMOUNT OF NOISE AND THE VEHICLE STABILITY WILL BE REDUCED. THIS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REINSTALL RADIUS ROD SUPPORTS USING LOCTITE PRODUCT ON THE BOLTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 25, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PREVOST AT 1-418-831-5432.
Additional Info: PREVOST RECALL NO. SR05-06. 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=05V087000
   
2002-01-11 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-01-11)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN COACHES AND BUS SHELLS EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL/ACCELERATOR PEDALS SUPPLIED BY WILLIAMS CONTROLS INDUSTRIES, THE WELD ATTACHING THE CLEVIS TO THE PLATE HAS INSUFFICIENT PENETRATION AND COULD ALLOW THE CLEVIS TO SEPARATE FROM THE PLATE.
Hazard: IF THE CLEVIS SEPARATED FROM THE PLATE WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN USE, THE VEHICLE WOULD RETURN TO IDLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE PEDALS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 20, 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 PREVOST AT 1-418-831-5432.
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=02V004001
   
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
   
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