2019 THOMAS BUILT BUSES SAF-T-LINER C2 - SEATS
Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses, equipped with S3B 45" Restraint School Bus Seats. In the event of a crash, the seat's foot may pull through the bolted joint at the bus floor. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
HazardIn the event of a crash, if the seat detaches from the floor, it can increase the risk of injury.
Consumer ActionDTNA will notify owners, and dealers will install a washer between the rear mounting foot, and the bus floor to keep the seat secured, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 21, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL787.