Steering Gear Incorrectly Assembled – 2021-2022 New Flyer XD40, XD60, XDE40, 2022 XN35, XE40, XN40, & 2021 XN60 Transit Buses

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August 24, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V637000

Steering Gear Incorrectly Assembled

A fractured steering gear can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V637

Manufacturer New Flyer of America, Inc.

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 55

 

Summary

New Flyer of America, Inc. (New Flyer) is recalling certain 2021-2022 XD40, XD60, XDE40, 2022 XN35, XE40, XN40, and 2021 XN60 transit buses. The steering gears may have been incorrectly assembled, which can cause the gear to fracture.

 

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and replace the steering gear if required, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed on September 2, 2022. Owners may contact New Flyer’s customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer’s number for this recall is R22-026.

 

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.nhtsa.gov.

 


Chronology :

On 4 August 2022 New Flyer was contacted by the Trends Analysis Division regarding New Flyer’s response to Equipment Recall 22E-047. At that time New Flyer was unaware of the recall and immediately contacted RH Sheppard.

By 10 August 2022, New Flyer had sufficient information from RH Sheppard to try and determine the affected population of production vehicles.

On 17 August 2022 the New Flyer executives decided that a vehicle recall would be declared with NHTSA.

A vehicle recall was submitted to the ODI on 24 August 2022.

 


22E047 – Steering Gear Assembled Incorrectly – Sheppard

 

22E047 – Steering Gear Assembled Incorrectly – Sheppard

 


10 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
NEW FLYER XD40 2021-2022
NEW FLYER XD60 2021-2022
NEW FLYER XDE40 2021-2022
NEW FLYER XE40 2022
NEW FLYER XN35 2022
NEW FLYER XN40 2022
NEW FLYER XN60 2021

 


11 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report- -9/07/2022

RCLRPT-22V637-6258.PDF 247.782KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V637-6002.pdf 645.7KB

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Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V637-7864.PDF 219.266KB

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Part 577 Owner Notification Envelope

RONE-22V637-5241.pdf 137.486KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-22V637-8912.pdf 720.314KB

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ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-22V637-4897.pdf 180.301KB

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Recall 573 Report- 09/01/2022

RCLRPT-22V637-2376.PDF 219.264KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2022-3

RCLQRT-22V637-8084.PDF 211.134KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-22V637-3250.pdf 713.657KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2022-4

RCLQRT-22V637-8613.PDF 211.23KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2023-1

RCLQRT-22V637-5293.PDF 211.312KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22V637&docType=RCL

 


 

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