THOMAS BUILT MINOTOUR 2011: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : MINOTOUR Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2012-05-18 - 2018-01-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V301000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-11-15 Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-08 Date Added to Database: 2018-05-11
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-770
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1688
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2002-2018 Thomas Built Buses Minotour school buses built on a Ford chassis and equipped with an optional wheelchair lift. The wheelchair lift may be allowed to operate when the vehicle is in neutral or drive, due to missing relay in the interlock wiring harness.
Consequence:
      If the vehicle can be moved while the wheelchair lift is being used, there is an increased the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wheelchair lift wiring, correcting it as necessary, free of charge. Daimler issued an interim notification to owners on June 19, 2018. The recall began November 15, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-770.
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.