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2016 NEW FLYER XD40 Recall - Campaign #16V223000

 
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2016 NEW FLYER XD40 RECALL - #16V223000

RECALL FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : SOFTWARE

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.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2016 NEW FLYER XD40
Manufacturer New Flyer Industries Ltd.
Manufactured between 8/22/2015 - 3/13/2016
Recalled on 4/19/2016
Influenced by New Flyer Industries Ltd.
Owners Notified on 5/4/2016
# Affected 1,897
Recalled for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Description 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.
Consequences If the rear bus door opens unexpectedly while the bus is in motion, there is an increased risk of injury for the passengers.
Corrective action New Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will install a firmware upgrade, and replace the roller bracket plates, free of charge. The recall began on May 4, 2016. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R16-005.
Notes 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.
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