THOMAS BUILT MINOTOUR 2010: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : MINOTOUR Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2007-01-10 - 2010-11-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V225000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-06-28 Date Received by ODI: 2012-05-17 Date Added to Database: 2012-05-21
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-627
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 890
Summary:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA "DTNA" IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 THROUGH 2011 SAF-T-LINER EF, MINOTOUR, SAF-T-LINER C2, AND SAF-T-LINER HDX SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH BRAUN CENTURY-2 AND VISTA-2 WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. OVER TIME, AND WITH FREQUENT USE, THE ROLL STOP LATCHES ON THE OUTER BARRIER MAY BECOME BENT OR MISALIGNED.
Consequence:
      A WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT MAY DEFEAT OR RIDE OVER THE INSUFFICIENTLY LATCHED ROLL STOP. IF THIS OCCURS WHEN THE LIFT PLATFORM IS IN AN ELEVATED POSITION, THE WHEELCHAIR"S OCCUPANT COULD FALL AND SUSTAIN INJURY.
Remedy:
      DTNA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY AUTHORIZED BRAUN DEALERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 28, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DTNA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS FL-627.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .