FL-801 - Incorrectly Installed Roof Header Adhesive - 2017-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 School Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V877
Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,031

 

Incorrectly Installed Roof Header Adhesive

Improperly applied adhesive may affect the roof header joint strength, which, in the event of a rollover crash, can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses. The roof adhesive that supports the roof header may not have been properly applied.

 

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the placement of the roof header adhesive, and install mechanical fasteners, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 7, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-801.

 

Notes

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.

 

Check for Daimler Trucks North America Recalls


REF #: ICI19-006
Effective: 1/30/2019
Release: 1/30/2019
SUBJECT: TBB FL801 & FL804 – Interim Recall Notices

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V877-8860.pdf

Download (PDF, 103KB)


Defect Information Report

December 10, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V877-9347.pdf

Download (PDF, 1.45MB)


Recall Acknowledgement

February 1, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V877-8578.pdf

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V877&docType=RCL


 

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