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NHTSA Recall 11V222000


Vehicles:  Thomas Built FS-65, Thomas Built Minotour, Thomas Built MVP-EF, Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner

NHTSA Recall 11V222000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V222000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     THOMAS BUILT BUSES / FS-65 	    	2006-2011
     THOMAS BUILT BUSES / MINOTOUR 	    	2006-2011
     THOMAS BUILT BUSES / MVP-EF 	    	2006-2011
     THOMAS BUILT BUSES / SAF-T-LINER C2 	    	2006-2011
     THOMAS BUILT BUSES / SAF-T-LINER HDX 	    	2006-2011
Manufacturer: DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA 	Mfr's Report Date: APR 06, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V222000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,831
Summary:
DAIMLER TRUCKS (DTNA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2011 SAF-T-LINER C2, SAF-T-LINER HDX, MVP-EF, FS-65, AND MINOTOR SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2, 2006, THROUGH JANUARY 31, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH CARRIER GENV EM-1 EVAPORATOR UNITS. DUE TO TIME, TEMPERATURE, AND/OR VIBRATION, THE FUSE MAY LOOSEN IN THE FUSE HOLDER RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE AND ARCING.
Consequence:
IF SUFFICIENT ARCING OCCURS, THE FUSE HOLDER MAY MELT, AND A VEHICLE FIRE MAY OCCUR.
Remedy:
DTNA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO OBTAIN THE RETROFIT KIT FROM CARRIER ALONG WITH REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 20, 2011. (SEE CARRIER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN 11E-003.) OWNERS MAY CONTACT CARRIER AT 1-800-793-4741 OR DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712.
Notes:
DTNA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS FL-604. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


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