THOMAS SAF-T-LINER 2001: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Make : THOMAS Model : SAF-T-LINER Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2000-10-01 - 2001-03-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V103000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-06-08 Date Received by ODI: 2001-03-27 Date Added to Database: 2001-03-29
Manufacturers Involved: THOMAS BUILT BUSES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 146
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES. THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL CAN POSSIBLY HANG UP ON THE FLOOR RUBBER.
Consequence:
      THE DRIVER WOULD BE EXPECTING THE VEHICLE'S SPEED TO DECREASE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A STAINLESS STEEL PLATE UNDER THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 8, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT THOMAS BUILT AT 1-336-889-4871.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.