Thomas C2



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Thomas C2 2004 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
PARKING BRAKE
06V085000FREIGHTLINER LLCfrom 06/17/2004 to 02/20/2006V (Vehicle)25005/12/2006MFRTHOMAS BUILT BUSES, INC.03/28/200603/29/2006
Defect SummaryCertain my 2004-2006 freightliner custom chassis b2 school buses and thomas built c2 school buses built with air or hydraulic brakes with a one valve park brake system and park brake release interlock manufactured between june 17, 2004, and february 20, 2006. at higher vehicle loads, the parking brakes may not fully apply.
Consequence SummaryA bus may roll if the driver releases the service brakes before the parking brakes fully apply, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash or injure passengers entering or leaving the bus.
Corrective SummaryFreightliner will notify owners and repair the park brake free of charge. the recall began on may 12, 2006. owners may contact freightliner at 1-800-547-0712.
NotesFreightliner recall no fl-472.customers may 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.
05V468000FREIGHTLINER LLCfrom 06/01/2004 to 03/31/2005V (Vehicle)385003/07/2006MFRTHOMAS BUILT BUSES, INC.10/05/200510/12/2005
Defect SummaryCertain 2004 and 2005 thomas built c2 school buses and freightliner business class m2 heavy trucks manufactured between june 2004 and march 2005. the anchor/pivot bolt supplied with the park brake is defective and could fatigue fracture prematurely, resulting in the park brake failing to apply.
Consequence SummaryIf the park brake anchor bolt fatigues and ultimately fractures, the park brake may not function and there may be no indication to the driver of the malfunction when the park brake is set. this may cause the vehicle to roll away without warning, which could result in a crash.
Corrective SummaryFreightliner will notify its owners and inspect and replace defective anchor bolts free of charge. the recall began on march 7, 2006. owners may contact freightliner at 1-800-547-0712.
NotesFreightliner recall no. fl-461.customers may 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.
TIRES
04T023000MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA, INC.from 05/04/2004 to 12/19/2004T (Tire)400012/27/2004MFRTHOMAS BUILT BUSES, INC.12/22/200412/22/2004
Defect SummaryCertain michelin xde commercial truck tires, size 10r22.5 lrg and lrf for use on freightliner school and transit buses. these tires were manfactured between may 23 and october 24, 2004, can experience rapid air loss due to an irregularity of the inner liner.
Consequence SummaryRapid air loss can result in loss of vehicle control and a vehicle crash can occur.
Corrective SummaryMichelin will notify its customers and replace the tires free of charge. the recall began december 27, 2004. owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact michelin at 888-622-2306.
NotesAlso, customers can contact the national highway traffic safety administration
Thomas C2 2004 bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
6A504/15/200810025784Thomas built: spectal vertical push-out window switch; reports of the switches on the c2 vertical push-out emergency windows getting out of adjustment causing he alarm to activate. unknown model years. *pe2008-09-06