2018 THOMAS BUILT BUSES SAF-T-LINER C2 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 transit buses equipped with two 8D batteries. The battery power cable may not have adequate clearance between the cable and battery hold down bracket. As a result, the cable can rub against the bracket damaging the cable.
HazardThe damaged battery cable may electrically arc, increasing the risk of a fire.
Consumer ActionDTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the battery cable routing, rerouting it as necessary to provide the proper clearance, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 6, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-768.