Thomas Er Transit 1994-2002

Car model
Name Recalls Bulletins Investigations
Thomas Er Transit 1994 1 0 0
Thomas Er Transit 1995 3 0 0
Thomas Er Transit 1996 5 1 0
Thomas Er Transit 1997 7 0 0
Thomas Er Transit 1998 6 0 0
Thomas Er Transit 1999 6 0 2
Thomas Er Transit 2000 7 0 2
Thomas Er Transit 2001 3 0 2
Thomas Er Transit 2002 1 1 0


Table of contents:
Thomas Er Transit bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
2806/17/200310003329Rear emergency pushout window switch modification. *tt2003-10-16
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
1211/15/2001628563Safety start interlock switch bracket - rear engine door. *tt2002-03-13
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - BATTERY
3004/08/1999605906Provided information regarding the monitor / sensor system on units built prior to november 4, 1998 with eng engines. *tt1999-08-02
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING
601/05/1999604042Fuel shutdown solenoid wiring guidelines. *yc1999-03-16
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
1411/16/2000615564Some customers have reported premature rusting-out of the lower coolant tubes when units are operated in harsh environments. *tt2001-01-24
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE
502/22/1999604402Back pressure requirements for models manufactured before december 7, 1998. *tt1999-04-28
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM
08110111/08/2001628365Subject regarding excessive exhaust noise. *jg2002-03-08
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM - MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
99605/10/1999608329Concerns with muffler isolator straps breaking. *tt1999-11-23
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
31R02/22/2000612062Subject on eliminating backfeed from stop engine warning buzzer, with vehicles that have cummins 1sb/1sc engines. *mjs2000-06-05
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - HEADLIGHTS
203307/11/2001622562Subject regarding reports that some units equipped with daytime running lights, have experienced the headlights staying energized, or coming on without the engine running. *tt2001-10-19
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
133608/15/200310003077Fuel fill liner installed to prevent fuel from spilling under the fuel fill cover onto the floor of the bus. *tt2003-10-07
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY
0509/21/2001626251Subject on re -routing fuel line. *et2001-12-13
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
605/10/1999610479Mounting bracket to support the wtec ii transmission harness to prevent the harness from breaking loose; thus, causing the transmission not to shift. *tt2000-05-02
POWER TRAIN - AXLE ASSEMBLY
404/08/1999606746Subject regarding tie rod ends for the thomas front axle. *tt1999-09-01
SEATS
1502/22/2000612060Subject on the flip cushion mounting tab breaking, seats manufactured after may 14, 1996 and before november 1, 1999. *mjs2000-06-05
STEERING - HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
902/22/1999604401Information on replacing power steering tubing. *tt1999-04-28
STRUCTURE - BODY
3210/12/1998602831On january 1998, productin began installing an aluminum rear engine door. *tt1999-01-14
STRUCTURE - BODY - DOOR
14110111/14/2001628368Subject regarding aluminum rear engine door binding. *jg2002-03-08
STRUCTURE - FRAME AND MEMBERS
14110111/14/2001628374Subject regarding air intrusion in driver's area. (also for thomas hd 1900) *jg2002-03-08
VISIBILITY
2906/17/200310003297Rear emergency p/o window handle modification. *tt2003-10-15
VISIBILITY - DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM
62307/11/2001622556On some units, the front center heater does not have removable access panel on the rar side of the heater. this bulletin provides a method to modify the heater to improve accessibility to the components. *tt2001-10-19
Thomas Er Transit investigations
NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - HEADLIGHTS - SWITCH
EA04014THOMAS BUILT BUSES, INC.06/09/200412/20/2004SCHOOL BUS LIGHTING FAILURES
 See attached four page technical report for details.
INTERIOR LIGHTING
EA04014THOMAS BUILT BUSES, INC.06/09/200412/20/2004SCHOOL BUS LIGHTING FAILURES
 See attached four page technical report for details.