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  NHTSA Recall 96V164000

NHTSA Campaign Id 96V164000; Date: Sep. 5, 1996

If an item worn by a child were to catch on this area, and the driver were to close the door and put the vehicle in motion, this can result in serious injury or death.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

1992 Thomas All Star 1993 Thomas All Star 1994 Thomas All Star 1995 Thomas All Star 1996 Thomas All Star 1992 Thomas MVP 1993 Thomas MVP 1994 Thomas MVP 1995 Thomas MVP 1996 Thomas MVP 1992 Thomas Saf-t-liner 1993 Thomas Saf-t-liner 1994 Thomas Saf-t-liner 1995 Thomas Saf-t-liner 1996 Thomas Saf-t-liner

Component: Structure:body

Manufactured by: Thomas Built Buses, Inc.

Affected Units:: 2,117

icon3 Recall Summary:

An item worn by a child, such as a long drawstring, sash, or backpack/bookbag accessory, can become caught on the fateners that secure the handrail support to the handrail.

icon2 How to Fix:

The existing 1" bolts that secure the handrail support will be replaced with 1/2" bolts.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Owner notification:owner notification is expected to begin duringnote:owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact thomas built at 1-910-889-4871. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.

Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Dec 2, 1996

Also see:

All recalls of Thomas vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.