2016 NEW FLYER XDE35 - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) is recalling certain 2015-2016 XDE60, XDE40 and 2016 XDE35 transit buses equipped with specific Allison Transmission drive units. The pressure switches on these Drive Units may fail, possibly resulting in a loss of drive.
HazardA loss of drive can disable the vehicle unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, offloading passengers to transfer
them to another bus can increase the risk of injury.
Consumer ActionNew Flyer will notify owners, and Allison Transmissions will remove and replace the two C1 and C2 pressure switches on each hybrid drive motor, and also inspect and correct for debris accumulation in the associated pressure switch plumbing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2020. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R20-007.