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  Safety Recalls of Thomas Conventional Vehicles

There have been 27 safety recalls for the Thomas Conventional. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Thomas Conventional.

NHTSA Recall #: 99V175000; Jul. 2, 1999

In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 1995 Thomas Conventional, 1996 Thomas Conventional, 1997 Thomas Conventional, 1998 Thomas Conventional, 1999 Thomas Conventional
Component: SEATS
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: transit and school buses equipped with air suspension driver seat. Tether belts used to anchor the seat belt assembly to the floor were not installed on buses equipped with an air ride driver seat. This does not meet the requirements of fmvss no.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 99V173000; Jul. 2, 1999

In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained increasing the risk of personal injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 1995 Thomas Conventional, 1996 Thomas Conventional, 1997 Thomas Conventional, 1998 Thomas Conventional
Component: SEATS
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: school buses. Restraining barriers and reinforcement plates may be installed incorrectly. Nuts used to secure the plate the floor may be missing or the reinforcement plate may be mounted in a non-standard location. This does not meet the requirements of fmvss no.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 98V309000; Dec. 7, 1998

A driver may not be able to see certain portions of the bus increasing the risk of a crash or personal injury to persons near the bus.

Recalled Vehicles: 1993 Thomas Conventional, 1994 Thomas Conventional, 1995 Thomas Conventional, 1996 Thomas Conventional, 1997 Thomas Conventional, 1998 Thomas Conventional, 1993 Thomas Vista, 1994 Thomas Vista, 1995 Thomas Vista, 1996 Thomas Vista, 1997 Thomas Vista, 1998 Thomas Vista
Component: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: school buses built on a navistar chassis. The cross view mirrors do not comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 111, "rearview mirrors. " the entire top surface of cylinder h is not visible as required. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 98V229000; Sep. 17, 1998

This condition can result in a sudden drop of the driver's seat, increasing the risk of loss of control of the vehicle and a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 1996 Thomas CL960, 1997 Thomas CL960, 1998 Thomas CL960, 1996 Thomas Conventional, 1997 Thomas Conventional, 1998 Thomas Conventional, 1996 Thomas Er Transit, 1997 Thomas Er Transit, 1998 Thomas Er Transit, 1996 Thomas MVP, 1997 Thomas MVP, 1998 Thomas MVP, 1996 Thomas TL960, 1997 Thomas TL960, 1998 Thomas TL960, 1996 Thomas Vista, 1997 Thomas Vista, 1998 Thomas Vista
Component: SEATS
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: school and transit buses equipped with national seating series 93b-sb driver seat. A bracket attaching to the height adjusting shock absorber on the driver's seat can deform and break. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 98V011000; Jan. 21, 1998

The driver of the bus may not have a clear and unobstructed view to the rear.

Recalled Vehicles: 1997 Thomas Conventional, 1998 Thomas Conventional
Component: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: school buses. These vehicles do not comply with the visibility requirements of fmvss no. 111, "rearview mirrors. "... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Thomas Conventional Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Aug. 3, 2005   Other:school Bus Stop Arm Assembly 5,954
Jul. 25, 2005   Other:school Bus Stop Arm Assembly 13,583
Oct. 31, 2002   Seat Belt 2,371
Feb. 22, 2002   Service Brakes, Air:supply:check Valve 51
Nov. 1, 2001   Seats 708
Jun. 26, 2001   Seat Belts:front:buckle Assembly 129
Jun. 26, 2001   Electrical System:wiring 16,165
Nov. 17, 2000   Seats 37
Nov. 3, 2000   Unknown Or Other 11,500
Nov. 3, 2000   Visibility:rearview Mirrors/devices:exterior 53
Nov. 3, 2000   Seats 6,500
Jul. 2, 1999   Seats 2,175
Jul. 2, 1999   Seats 744
Dec. 7, 1998   Visibility:rearview Mirrors/devices:exterior 500
Sep. 17, 1998   Seats 4,300
Jan. 21, 1998   Visibility:rearview Mirrors/devices 241
Nov. 1, 1997   Seats 2,391
Mar. 5, 1997   Structure:body 24,082
Jan. 13, 1997   Seats 38
Oct. 1, 1996   Unknown Or Other 18
Jul. 23, 1996   Structure:body 120,371
Jun. 17, 1996   Structure:body 6,358
May. 1, 1995   Visibility:glass, Side/rear 350
Mar. 3, 1995   Equipment:air Conditioner 50
Jan. 11, 1995   Seat Belts:front:retractor 3,076
Sep. 7, 1994   Equipment:other:labels 206
Jan. 1, 1993   Visibility:glass, Side/rear 24,570


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Thomas Conventional Model Years
Model# Recalls
2004 Thomas Conventional 2
2003 Thomas Conventional 2
2002 Thomas Conventional 2
2001 Thomas Conventional 4
2000 Thomas Conventional 7
1999 Thomas Conventional 5
1998 Thomas Conventional 7
1997 Thomas Conventional 8
1996 Thomas Conventional 11
1995 Thomas Conventional 10
1994 Thomas Conventional 9
1993 Thomas Conventional 7
1992 Thomas Conventional 5
1991 Thomas Conventional 5
1990 Thomas Conventional 3
1989 Thomas Conventional 2
1988 Thomas Conventional 2
1987 Thomas Conventional 2
1986 Thomas Conventional 2
1985 Thomas Conventional 2
1984 Thomas Conventional 2
1983 Thomas Conventional 2
1982 Thomas Conventional 2
1981 Thomas Conventional 2
1980 Thomas Conventional 2
1979 Thomas Conventional 2
1978 Thomas Conventional 2
1977 Thomas Conventional 2