2018 NEW FLYER XDE40 - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) is recalling certain 2016-2018 New Flyer XDE60, XDE40, and 2017 XDE35 transit buses, equipped with certain Allison transmission hybrid 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.
Consumer ActionNew Flyer will notify owners, and Allison Transmission service centers will replace the C1 and C2 pressure switches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2018. Owners may contact New Flyer customer service at 1-204-224-6706. New Flyer's number for this recall is R18-014.