Fire Suppression System May Not Discharge - 2015-2018 Van Hool TD925 & TDX25

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V882
Manufacturer Van Hool N.V.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 244

 

Fire Suppression System May Not Discharge

If the fire suppression system does not work as intended, it can increase the risk of injury in the event of a fire.

 

Summary

Van Hool N.V. (Van Hool) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Van Hool TD925 and TDX25 vehicles, equipped with certain Kidde Technologies, Inc. (KTI) KDS-25 fire extinguishers as part of the optional fire suppression system. The actuator of the extinguisher may not function properly, preventing the fire extinguisher from discharging the fire suppression agent in the event of a fire.

 

Remedy

Van Hool will notify owners, and KTI will inspect the fire suppression systems and replace the electrical piston actuators, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2019. Owners may contact Van Hool customer service at 1-877-427-7278 or 1-407-656-7977. Van Hool's numbers for this recall is P1039/SB1578.

 

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.


Recall Acknowledgement

February 5, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V882-9660.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V882&docType=RCL


 

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