TEREX XT60 2014: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Make : TEREX Model : XT60 Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2015-02-28 - 2016-03-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V223000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-05-04 Date Received by ODI: 2016-04-19 Date Added to Database: 2016-04-19
Manufacturers Involved: New Flyer of America Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R16-005
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1897
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      If the rear bus door opens unexpectedly while the bus is in motion, there is an increased risk of injury for the passengers.
Remedy:
      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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.