FL809 - School Bus may have been Built without ABS Module - 2019-2020 Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 School Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V138
Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Components SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number of Units Affected 259

 

School Bus may have been Built without ABS Module

The operator may not be aware of the absence of ABS function. Unknowingly operating the vehicle without ABS function may increase risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses. The affected school buses may have been built without Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) modules. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems."

 

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the buses and install any missing ABS modules, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 27, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. The DTNA number for this recall is FL-809.

 

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.


Defect Information Report

February 27, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RMISC-19V138-5585.pdf

Download (PDF, 611KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

March 27, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V138-9129.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V138&docType=RCL


 

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