Improperly applied adhesive may affect the roof header joint strength, which, in the event of a rollover crash, can increase the risk of injury.
Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 transit buses. The roof adhesive that supports the roof header may not have been properly applied.
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.
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.
REF #: ICI19-006
SUBJECT: TBB FL801 & FL804 – Interim Recall Notices
Defect Information Report
December 10, 2018
February 1, 2019