2019 THOMAS BUILT BUSES SAF-T-LINER C2 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 transit buses equipped with 2 8D batteries. The battery power cable may have inadequate clearance between the cable and the battery hold down bracket when the battery tray is pulled out for service, causing the cable to rub against the bracket.
HazardThe battery cable rubbing may cause the cable to short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Consumer ActionDTNA will notify owners, and dealers will be inspect the battery cables and reroute them for proper clearance, as required, 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 FL768.