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

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2009-03-16 - 2018-06-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V444000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-08-09 Date Received by ODI: 2019-06-11 Date Added to Database: 2019-06-12
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-818
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11546
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2010-2020 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2, 2016-2019 HDX, and 2017-2019 EFX school buses equipped with Bendix Air Disc Brakes. The driver side rear brakes may drag.
Consequence:
      The dragging brakes may lead to high temperatures at the wheel end, increasing the risk of smoke and fire, possibly resulting in the bus having to be evacuated, which can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will install a new caliper with an updated clearance adjustment mechanism, free of charge. The recall began August 9, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-818.
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.