THOMAS BUILT SAF-T-LINER C2 2019: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2017-03-10 - 2018-03-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V250000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-03 Date Received by ODI: 2018-04-19 Date Added to Database: 2018-04-24
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL768
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 90
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 transit buses equipped with 2 8D batteries. The battery power cable may have inadequate clearance between the cable and the battery hold down bracket when the battery tray is pulled out for service, causing the cable to rub against the bracket.
Consequence:
      The battery cable rubbing may cause the cable to short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will be inspect the battery cables and reroute them for proper clearance, as required, free of charge. Daimler issued an interim notification to owners on June 18, 2018. The recall began October 3, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL768.
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.