Van Hool N.V. (Van Hool) is recalling certain 2010-2014 C2045 and T2145 motorcoaches, 2014-2015 TX40 motorcoaches, 2014-2017 TX45 motorcoaches, 2011-2015 TD925 motorcoaches, 2014-2016 CX45 motorcoaches and 2010-2013 T2140 motorcoach. When the vehicle is started in low temperatures, the steering wheel may be difficult to turn.
Reduced steering ability can increase the risk of a crash.
Van Hool will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering box, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017. Owners may contact ABC Bus, Inc. at 1-877-427-7278. Van Hool’s number for this recall is P826.
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.
MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-17V064-1323
SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE: RCLRPT-17V064-8892
Report Receipt Date: JAN 31, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V064000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,396
Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
- VAN HOOL C2045 2010-2014
- VAN HOOL CX45 2014-2016
- VAN HOOL T2140 2010-2013
- VAN HOOL T2145 2010-2014
- VAN HOOL TD925 2011-2015
- VAN HOOL TX40 2014-2015
- VAN HOOL TX45 2014-2017
Manufacturer: Van Hool N.V.