2020 THOMAS BUILT BUSES MINOTOUR - STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR/WINDOW:EMERGENCY EXIT

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Thomas Built Minotour, Saf-T Liner C2, Saf-T Liner EFX, and Saf-T Liner HDX school buses equipped with Safe Fleet Prolo Roof Escape hatches. Due to a manufacturing issue, the roof hatch external handle may unexpectedly break under reasonable use.

  • Hazard
    If the roof hatch external handle breaks, in the event of an emergency, the hatch cannot be easily opened from outside the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury.
  • Consumer Action
    DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will install a new handle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 21, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-819.
 
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