THOMAS SAF-T-LINER C2 2020: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT
|Make : THOMAS||Model : SAF-T-LINER C2||Year : 2020|
|Build Dates : 2018-09-10 - 2019-06-26|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V550000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2019-11-15||Date Received by ODI: 2019-07-25||Date Added to Database: 2019-07-25|
|Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America, LLC|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-819|
|Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3080|
Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2019-2020 Thomas Built Minotour, Saf-T Liner C2, Saf-T Liner EFX, and Saf-T Liner HDX school buses equipped with Safe Fleet Prolo Roof Escape hatches. Due to a manufacturing issue, the roof hatch external handle may unexpectedly break under reasonable use.
If the roof hatch external handle breaks, in the event of an emergency, the hatch cannot be easily opened from outside the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury.
DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will install a new handle, free of charge. Owners were issued an interim notification on September 13, 2019. The recall began November 15, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-819.
|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.