THOMAS BUILT SAF-T-LINER C2 2019: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

Make : THOMAS BUILT Model : SAF-T-LINER C2 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2016-06-29 - 2019-04-04
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V686000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-11-19 Date Received by ODI: 2019-09-27 Date Added to Database: 2019-09-30
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-828
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 618
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2017-2020 Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses equipped with Detroit DD5 engines and Allison transmissions. The Flex-Plate/Torque Converter fasteners may have been insufficiently tightened.
Consequence:
      The loose bolts may lead a disabled school bus and result in a school bus evacuation procedure in an uncontrolled traffic situation, increasing the risk of an injury.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the fasteners, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 19, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-828.
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.