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I contacted Transport Canada in regards to my EcoDiesel fire and seemingly others being reported. Their response and contact info to report fires is in their response below. I encourage anybody who has had a fire or if you know anybody that has had a fire to report it to TC. The only way we're going to gain any traction or have FCA held accountable is if Eco fires are reported.

...we invite you to report the details to us by telephoning 1‑800‑333‑0510 or by registering the complaint online at: https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/7/PCDB-BDPP/fc-cp.aspx?lang=eng

Transport Canada's full response....

Hello,

Thank you for the electronic mail message that you sent to Transport Canada's Defect Investigations and Recalls Division.

I would like to begin by assuring you that Transport Canada’s highest priority is the safety and security of our transportation system, of which the safety of motor vehicles and their equipment is an extremely important element. Among its responsibilities, the Department of Transport administers the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, which requires that, when a company becomes aware of a safety-related defect in the design, construction, or functioning of a vehicle that is of a class for which safety standards are prescribed, the company must notify the Minister of Transport and the owners of the affected vehicles by issuing a Notice of Safety Defect. In addition, the Act specifies that the Notice of Safety Defect, also referred to as a recall notice, must contain three pieces of information. It must describe the defect, present an evaluation of the safety risk arising from it, and provide directions on how the defect can be corrected.
In order to be considered a safety-related defect, the fault in question must affect the safe operation of the motor vehicle, and the affected vehicle must be of a class for which safety standards are prescribed by the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations. In addition, the problem must appear suddenly or with little warning, and it must not have been preventable by proper maintenance or be due to the normal aging of the vehicle.
In order to help in the identification of latent, safety-related vehicle defects, Transport Canada has created the Road Safety Defect Complaints System, which allows members of the public to report the safety-related problems that they may experience with their vehicles. These reports have proven to be essential in that they have served as the origin of the majority of the investigations that have been conducted by Transport Canada’s Defect Investigations and Recalls Division over the years. In order to allow us to document your case, we invite you to report the details to us by telephoning 1‑800‑333‑0510 or by registering the complaint online at: https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf.../7/PCDB-BDPP/fc-cp.aspx....
When a complaint is received, it is entered into the Road Safety Defect Complaints System database and reviewed by an analyst. If permitted by the complainant, a copy of the report is also provided to the manufacturer in question. Defect complaints are reviewed daily by the Head of Defect Investigations, who assigns issues of concern to one of nine Transport Canada investigators in Ottawa or to one of the seven contract field investigators located across the country. When warranted, an in-depth investigation of the problem is initiated, which usually includes contacting complainants for further information at a later date.
The level of investigation accorded to a given complaint varies depending on a number of factors that are dictated by the details of the individual case. Investigations often begin with a single report, and as additional information is gathered, they may increase in complexity. As needed, the Division’s staff consults with consumers, dealers, forensic scientists, manufacturers, and others in order to define problems clearly and to assess the potential safety risks accurately. Transport Canada also maintains regular contact with our U.S. counterpart, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in order to share information and compare emerging problems.
Yours Truly,

Defects and Recalls | Défauts et Rappels Transport Canada | Transports Canada Motor Vehicle Safety | Sécurité des véhicules automobiles
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1-800-333-0510
 

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I contacted Transport Canada in regards to my EcoDiesel fire and seemingly others being reported. Their response and contact info to report fires is in their response below. I encourage anybody who has had a fire or if you know anybody that has had a fire to report it to TC. The only way we're going to gain any traction or have FCA held accountable is if Eco fires are reported.

...we invite you to report the details to us by telephoning 1‑800‑333‑0510 or by registering the complaint online at: https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/7/PCDB-BDPP/fc-cp.aspx?lang=eng

Transport Canada's full response....

Hello,

Thank you for the electronic mail message that you sent to Transport Canada's Defect Investigations and Recalls Division.

I would like to begin by assuring you that Transport Canada’s highest priority is the safety and security of our transportation system, of which the safety of motor vehicles and their equipment is an extremely important element. Among its responsibilities, the Department of Transport administers the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, which requires that, when a company becomes aware of a safety-related defect in the design, construction, or functioning of a vehicle that is of a class for which safety standards are prescribed, the company must notify the Minister of Transport and the owners of the affected vehicles by issuing a Notice of Safety Defect. In addition, the Act specifies that the Notice of Safety Defect, also referred to as a recall notice, must contain three pieces of information. It must describe the defect, present an evaluation of the safety risk arising from it, and provide directions on how the defect can be corrected.
In order to be considered a safety-related defect, the fault in question must affect the safe operation of the motor vehicle, and the affected vehicle must be of a class for which safety standards are prescribed by the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations. In addition, the problem must appear suddenly or with little warning, and it must not have been preventable by proper maintenance or be due to the normal aging of the vehicle.
In order to help in the identification of latent, safety-related vehicle defects, Transport Canada has created the Road Safety Defect Complaints System, which allows members of the public to report the safety-related problems that they may experience with their vehicles. These reports have proven to be essential in that they have served as the origin of the majority of the investigations that have been conducted by Transport Canada’s Defect Investigations and Recalls Division over the years. In order to allow us to document your case, we invite you to report the details to us by telephoning 1‑800‑333‑0510 or by registering the complaint online at: https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf.../7/PCDB-BDPP/fc-cp.aspx....
When a complaint is received, it is entered into the Road Safety Defect Complaints System database and reviewed by an analyst. If permitted by the complainant, a copy of the report is also provided to the manufacturer in question. Defect complaints are reviewed daily by the Head of Defect Investigations, who assigns issues of concern to one of nine Transport Canada investigators in Ottawa or to one of the seven contract field investigators located across the country. When warranted, an in-depth investigation of the problem is initiated, which usually includes contacting complainants for further information at a later date.
The level of investigation accorded to a given complaint varies depending on a number of factors that are dictated by the details of the individual case. Investigations often begin with a single report, and as additional information is gathered, they may increase in complexity. As needed, the Division’s staff consults with consumers, dealers, forensic scientists, manufacturers, and others in order to define problems clearly and to assess the potential safety risks accurately. Transport Canada also maintains regular contact with our U.S. counterpart, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in order to share information and compare emerging problems.
Yours Truly,

Defects and Recalls | Défauts et Rappels Transport Canada | Transports Canada Motor Vehicle Safety | Sécurité des véhicules automobiles
80 rue Noël street, Gatineau, Québec, J8Z 0A1 Government of Canada | Gouvernement du Canada
1-800-333-0510
Hi: canbill... I'm 2 for 2 on vehicles. Bought a Hyundai Elantra GT for my wife to drive. Now read about engines self destructing with holes blown in the crankcase, and engine fires possible too!!! Is there an echo here?
Dieseldragon North shore of Lake Erie.
 
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