THOMAS BUILT MINOTOUR 2008: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : MINOTOUR Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2002-04-15 - 2018-06-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V170000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-12-20 Date Received by ODI: 2019-03-05 Date Added to Database: 2019-03-06
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-811
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 410
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2003-2019 Thomas Built Buses Minotour school buses built on a Ford chassis equipped with a specific wheelchair lift option. The wheelchair lift can be operated without the parking brake being engaged after they key is turned off.
Consequence:
      When the vehicle is in neutral with the ignition and the parking brake off, the vehicle may move. Using the wheelchair lift during this time can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      DTNA has notified owners, and dealers will modify the wheelchair lift wiring harness, free of charge. DTNA issued owners an interim notification on April 10, 2019. The recall began December 20, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-811.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.