US NHTSA Recalls: Daimler Thomas Built School Buses


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Monday, March 16, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of forty (40) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed?

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the forty (40) recalls the NHTSA announced this March comes news of the following:

Logo - Daimler Trucks North America LLCDaimler Trucks North America LLC (“DTNA”), a Portland, Oregon establishment and a subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 24,771 model year 2017-2020 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 School Buses configured with a specific Switch Hub Module (part numbers 204803 and 216434) combined with a 500k Bulk Head Module and a certain 3-position momentary switch warning light package marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Logo - Thomas Built School BusesNHTSA Safety Notification 20V113000 reports the Switch Hub Module (“SHM”) that controls the exterior warning lights and stop sign may fail, resulting in deactivation of the red warning lights, stop sign and system indicator.

According to the NHTSA, if the exterior warning lights and stop sign indicator stop working, other drivers may inadvertently proceed driving before the school bus loading/unloading of students is complete, increasing the risk of an injury.

Daimler will notify registered owners, and dealers will update the SHM, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 25, 2020. Owners may contact Daimler Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-547-0712 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”). DTNA’s designation for this recall is FL-844.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Pacific Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler Trucks North America LLC, please search for “Daimler” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Thomas Built brand, please search for “Thomas Built”, using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V113000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12801-2020
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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