THOMAS BUILT MINOTOUR 2012: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : MINOTOUR Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2010-10-26 - 2015-12-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V103000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-04-18 Date Received by ODI: 2016-02-23 Date Added to Database: 2016-02-23
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-701
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2323
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain model year 2012-2017 Thomas Built Buses Minotour school buses manufactured from October 26, 2010, through December 14, 2015 and built on a GM chassis. The affected school buses have a body control module that may fail resulting in intermittent or total loss of exterior lighting or windshield wiper function.
Consequence:
      Loss of exterior lighting or windshield wiper function can decrease visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will modify the wiring to the body control module, free of charge. The recall began on April 18, 2016. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's recall number for this campaign is FL-701.
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.