THOMAS BUILT SAF-T-LINER C2 2016: EQUIPMENT

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2002-04-15 - 2015-12-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V083000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-04-11 Date Received by ODI: 2018-01-30 Date Added to Database: 2018-02-02
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-759
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 606
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2002-2017 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2, Saf-T-Liner HDX, FS65, and Minotour school buses, equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Consequence:
      In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 30, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712 or Kidde customer service at 1-855-262-3540 or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-759.
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.