FL819 - Roof Hatch External Handle May Break - 2020 Thomas Built Minotour, 2019-2020 Saf-T Liner C2, & 2019 Saf-T Liner HDX Buses

July 24, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V549000

Roof Hatch External Handle May Break

If the roof hatch external handle breaks, in the event of an emergency, the hatch cannot be easily opened from outside the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V549

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 11

 

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2020 Thomas Built Minotour, 2019-2020 Saf-T Liner C2, and 2019 Saf-T Liner HDX buses equipped with Safe Fleet Roof Escape hatches. Due to a manufacturing issue, the roof hatch external handle may unexpectedly break under reasonable use.

 

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will install a new handle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-819.

 

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


4 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
THOMAS BUILT BUSES MINOTOUR 2020
THOMAS BUILT BUSES SAF-T-LINER C2 2019-2020
THOMAS BUILT BUSES SAF-T-LINER HDX 2019

3 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V549-5135.pdf 243.758KB

Download (PDF, 238KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V549-9208.PDF 213.999KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Miscellaneous Document- Defect Information Report

RMISC-19V549-8107.pdf 454.734KB

Download (PDF, 444KB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V549&docType=RCL


 

Bestseller No. 1
Global Industrial Galvanized Roof Access Hatch, Powder Coated, 30" L x 36" W
  • Features a door seal, base insulation, and wool insulation
  • Includes a high curb and wide flange for securing hatch to roof deck
  • Features dual compression spring-operated cylinders
Bestseller No. 2
24 x 36 Galv. Steel Roof Access Hatch, Grey Baked Enamel Polyester
  • Rough Opening Size=N/A";"
  • Material: Cover's outer skin is 14 gauge Galvanized steel. Inner skin is 22 gauge galvanized steel., Finish: Prime coated Galvanized Steel
  • Lock / latch: Self Latching zinc plated outside T handle with stainless steel inside lock and lever assembly. Unit also has inside and outside padlock provisions.
  • Hinge: Zinc Plated Steel
  • Flange:
Bestseller No. 3
Heng's 68631-C2-ES RV Roof Escape Hatch CUT-OUT 25 1/2” x 25 1/2”
  • RV Escape Hatch ROUGH CUT-OUT OPENING DIMENSIONS (this is the hole you will need in your unit) 25 1/2” x 25 1/2”
  • RV Escape Hatch EXTERIOR MOUNTING FLANGE DIMENSIONS (sits on the top of your unit) 27 1/2” x 27 1/2”
  • LID COLOR Opaque White You can not see through the lid SCREEN Screen Strong, Fine mesh
  • QUICK RELEASE LATCH you can exit through the roof of your unit in a fire or other emergency requiring an alternate exit
  • NO MOUNTING HARDWARE you must provide screws and caulk / putty tape
Bestseller No. 4
Heng's 31121-C2-ES RV Roof Escape Hatch CUT-OUT 14 1/4" x 21"
  • RV Escape Hatch ROUGH CUT-OUT OPENING DIMENSIONS (this is the hole you will need in your unit) 14 1/4” X 21"
  • RV Escape Hatch EXTERIOR MOUNTING FLANGE DIMENSIONS (sits on the top of your unit) 16 3/4” X 23 3/4”
  • LID COLOR Opaque White You can not see through the lid SCREEN Screen Strong, Fine mesh
  • QUICK RELEASE LATCH you can exit through the roof of your unit in a fire or other emergency requiring an alternate exit
  • NO MOUNTING HARDWARE you must provide screws and caulk / putty tape
Bestseller No. 5
Heng's 66621-C2-ES RV Roof Escape Hatch CUT-OUT 21 1/4” x 21 1/4”
  • RV Escape Hatch ROUGH CUT-OUT OPENING DIMENSIONS (this is the hole you will need in your unit) 21 1/4" x 21 1/4 "
  • RV Escape Hatch EXTERIOR MOUNTING FLANGE DIMENSIONS (sits on the top of your unit) 23” x 23”
  • LID COLOR Opaque White You can not see through the lid SCREEN Screen Strong, Fine mesh
  • QUICK RELEASE LATCH you can exit through the roof of your unit in a fire or other emergency requiring an alternate exit
  • NO MOUNTING HARDWARE you must provide screws and caulk / putty tape
Bestseller No. 6
Galvanized Roof Hatch, Steel, 30x36
  • Each Unit Comes With An Insulated, Self-Flashing, 12"High Curb And A Staple For A Padlock On The Inside And Outside
  • Each unit is supplied with lift assisting mechanisms and an automatic hold open arm
  • Self latching zinc plated outside T handle & inside stainless steel slam lock
  • 1 Latch
  • Gray Finish
Bestseller No. 7
Heng's 48621-C2-ES RV Roof Escape Hatch Cut-Out 19 1/4" x 26 1/4"
  • RV Escape Hatch ROUGH CUT-OUT OPENING DIMENSIONS (this is the hole you will need in your unit) 19 1/4" X 26 1/4"
  • RV Escape Hatch EXTERIOR MOUNTING FLANGE DIMENSIONS (sits on the top of your unit) 21" X 28"
  • LID COLOR Opaque White You can not see through the lid SCREEN Screen Strong, Fine mesh
  • QUICK RELEASE LATCH you can exit through the roof of your unit in a fire or other emergency requiring an alternate exit
  • NO MOUNTING HARDWARE you must provide screws and caulk / putty tape
Bestseller No. 8
Heng's 17511-C1G Escape Hatch/Exit Vent, 9" x 9" - Colonial White
  • Constructed from high-impact plastic
  • Weatherproof and waterproof
  • Size: 9" x 9"
  • Color: Colonial White
Bestseller No. 9
Heng's (90014-C1 Opaque White 26" x 26" Vent Lid
  • Replacement Dome for Heng's 26 Inch x 26 Inch vent, 26-1/2 Inch x 26-1/2 Inch lid size
  • This dome has a 1-5/8 inch H hinge plate, and one track down the middle
  • Fits vents made 1995 to date
  • Opaque
Bestseller No. 10
Heng's 58621-C2-ES RV Roof Escape Hatch CUT-OUT 17 3/8” x 24 5/8”
  • RV Escape Hatch ROUGH CUT-OUT OPENING DIMENSIONS (this is the hole you will need in your unit) 17 3/8” x 24 5/8”
  • RV Escape Hatch EXTERIOR MOUNTING FLANGE DIMENSIONS (sits on the top of your unit) 19” x 26 1/2”
  • LID COLOR Opaque White You can not see through the lid SCREEN Screen Strong, Fine mesh
  • QUICK RELEASE LATCH you can exit through the roof of your unit in a fire or other emergency requiring an alternate exit
  • NO MOUNTING HARDWARE you must provide screws and caulk / putty tape

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Last update on 2020-04-08 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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