THOMAS SAF-T-LINER C2 2017: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
|Make : THOMAS||Model : SAF-T-LINER C2||Year : 2017|
|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|
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.
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.
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|
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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.