THOMAS BUILT SAF-T-LINER C2 2016: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2014-06-16 - 2018-01-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V560000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-12-06 Date Received by ODI: 2018-08-23 Date Added to Database: 2018-08-29
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL785
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 84
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2015-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 and Saf-T-Liner HDX school buses, equipped with certain S-Series and K-Series Titanium Wheelchair Lifts, models K200, K201, K550, K551, S200, S2201, S550 and S551. The wheelchair lift positioning input cam may fail while the lift is in use, allowing the platform to travel higher than the vehicle's floor height.
Consequence:
      If the wheelchair lift platform stops above the vehicle floor, the wheelchair user can tip inwards toward the vehicle when exiting the lift, increasing their risk of injury.
Remedy:
      The remedy for this recall is still under development. DTNA issued owners interim notifications on October 17, 2018. The recall began December 6, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL785.
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.