US NHTSA Recalls: MCI J4500 Motor Coaches


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Sunday, September 27, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of sixty-six (66) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the sixty-six (66) recalls the NHTSA announced this month comes news of the following:

Logo - Motor Coach IndustriesMotor Coach Industries (“MCI”), a Des Plaines, Illinois establishment and a subsidiary of New Flyer (part of the NFI Group) of Winnipeg, Manitoba has recalled an estimated 1,561 model year 2017-2020 MCI branded J4500 Motor Coaches marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Engine And Engine Cooling – Coolant Hose may fail

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V526000 reports the Coolant Hose may fail, resulting in a low Coolant warning followed by an engine shut down sequence, as well as the potential for engine coolant spilling onto the roadway.

According to the NHTSA, the spilled Coolant may increase the risk of a crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing results. Additionally, transferring passengers from the disabled bus can increase their risk of injury.

MCI will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the Coolant Hose, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 23, 2020. Owners may contact MCI Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-241-2947 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time (“CST”). MCI’s designation for this recall is SB 486.

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==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for accessories manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Motor Coach Industries, please search for “MCI” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the MCI J4500 brand, please search for “J4500” using the Search Box at the top of this page..

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V526000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13563-2020
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==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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