THOMAS BUILT SAF-T-LINER C2 2016: SEAT BELTS

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-11-23 - 2016-06-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V729000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-05-23 Date Received by ODI: 2017-11-17 Date Added to Database: 2017-11-21
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-753
Component: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 51
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2016-2017 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2, Saf-T-Liner EFX, Saf-T-Liner HDX, and Minotour SRW school buses, equipped with IMMI-brand 3-point lap and shoulder belts. Under load, the seat belt buckle mount rod can fracture. As such, these seats fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash, if the buckle mount rod fractures, the seat occupant may not be restrained, increasing their risk of injury.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat belt buckle rods, free of charge. DTNA issues owners an interim notification on December 11, 2017. The recall began on May 23, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-753.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 210
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.