FL-769 - Seat Mounting Bracket Fracture - 2014-2018 Thomas Built School Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V253
Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 23,102


Seat Mounting Bracket Fracture

In the event of a crash, if the seat does not remain secured to the wall, the occupant has an increased risk of an injury.



Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2, Saf-T-Liner HDX, Saf-T-Liner EFX, and Minotour school buses equipped with S3B Restraint Wall Mounted Seats. The wall mounting bracket may crack, causing the seat to not remain secured in place in the event of a crash.



DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional wall mounting bracket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-769.



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

Defect Information Report


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Recall Acknowledgement


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