THOMAS TRANSIT BUS 1993: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Make : THOMAS Model : TRANSIT BUS Year : 1993
Build Dates : 1991-04-01 - 1993-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V092000
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-08-15 Date Received by ODI: 1994-05-13 Date Added to Database: 1994-05-23
Manufacturers Involved: THOMAS BUILT BUSES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 423
Summary:
      A DECAL WARNING OF THE POTENTIAL DANGER IN USING STARTING FLUID TO START THE ENGINE WAS OMITTED.
Consequence:
      IGNITION OF THE STARTER FLUID BY THE HEATING ELEMENT CAN RESULT IN AN EXPLOSION CAUSING ENGINE DAMAGE AND PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      CUSTOMERS WILL BE SENT WARNING DECALS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; OTHER LABELS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT AND SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR 3116 ENGINE OR HERCULES CNG ENGINE THAT UTILIZE AND ELECTRICAL PREHEATING ELEMENT.NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE WARNING DECALS OR THE WARNING DECALS DO NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CALL THOMAS BUILT SERVICE CENTER AT 1-910-889-4871.ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.