THOMAS SAF-T-LINER C2 2019: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
|Make : THOMAS||Model : SAF-T-LINER C2||Year : 2019|
|Build Dates : 2018-01-03 - 2018-11-21|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V930000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2019-08-27||Date Received by ODI: 2018-12-21||Date Added to Database: 2019-01-31|
|Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America, LLC|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-804|
|Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5423|
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2019-2020 Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses equipped with an optional auxiliary outlet powered by the ignition and accessory power circuits. An electrical overload on the auxiliary circuit may cause the ignition fuse to open and the engine to shut down.
An engine shutdown without the ability to restart increases the risk of a crash.
DTNA has notified owners, and dealers will modify the wiring to prevent the power port from affecting the ignition circuit, free of charge. DTNA mailed an interim letter on February 1, 2019. The recall began August 27, 2019. Owners may contact Daimler Trucks North America customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-804.
|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.