THOMAS SAF-T-LINER 1984: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : THOMAS Model : SAF-T-LINER Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1980-01-01 - 1987-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V090000
Date Owner's Notified: 1987-06-05 Date Received by ODI: 1987-06-11 Date Added to Database: 1987-06-17
Manufacturers Involved: THOMAS BUILT BUSES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 616
Summary:
      IN A FRONT END COLLISION, DUAL FUEL TANKS MAY SLIDE ON THE SUPPORT BRACKETS ALLOWING THE FUEL CROSSOVER PIPE END FITTINGS TO CONTACT A PIPE SUPPORT AND PROTECTION GUARD.
Consequence:
      THIS CONTACT MAY BREAK OR CRACK THE FITTINGS, RESULTINGIN A FUEL LEAK.
Remedy:
      INSTALL NEW FUEL LINE GUARD, FASTENERS AND, IF NECESSARY, A FITTING.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: FUEL TANKS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: REAR ENGINE BUS OR SCHOOL BUS WITH GVWR GREATER THAN10,000 LBS.