2018 NEW FLYER XDE40 - POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) is recalling certain 2016-2018 XDE40 and XDE60 and 2017 XDE35 Heavy Duty Urban Transit buses. The plastic end-caps of the drive shaft slip yoke may crack and fail.
HazardFailure of the drive shaft end-caps would result in a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionNew Flyer will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the drive shaft slip yoke, replacing any drive shaft that has plastic end-caps on the slip yoke, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 21, 2018. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R18-002.