THOMAS BUILT SAF-T-LINER C2 2019: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2017-11-01 - 2018-10-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V702000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-12-03 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-05 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-794
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1532
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America, LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Thomas Built school buses Saf-T-Liner C2, Saf-T-Liner HDX and Saf-T-Liner EFX school buses. The brake caliper mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened.
Consequence:
      Loose brake caliper mounting bolts can reduce brake effectiveness, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA has notified owners, and dealers will check and tighten the brake caliper mounting bolts, free of charge. The recall began December 3, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-794.
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.