THOMAS BUILT SAF-T-LINER C2 2011: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-11-15 - 2011-10-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V573000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-02-02 Date Received by ODI: 2011-12-05 Date Added to Database: 2011-12-08
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-619
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4700
Summary:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS "DTNA" IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 THROUGH 2013 THOMAS BUILT SAF-T-LINER SCHOOL BUSES BUILT ON A FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS B2 CHASSIS FROM NOVEMBER 15, 2010, THROUGH OCTOBER 6, 2011. THE GRID HEATER GROUND WIRE MAY CONTACT THE RELAY POWER TERMINAL AND RUB AND CHAFE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A SHORT CIRCUIT.
Consequence:
      AN ELECTRICAL FAULT OR SHORT CIRCUIT MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DTNA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO ENSURE THE GRID HEATER RELAY GROUND WIRE IS CORRECTLY ROUTED AND MODIFIED AS REQUIRED TO ENSURE ADEQUATE CLEARANCE WITH THE POWER TERMINAL. THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY DTNA DEALERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 2, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DTNA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS FL-691.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 .