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  Safety Recalls of Thomas Saf-t-liner C2 Vehicles

There have been 5 safety recalls for the Thomas Saf-t-liner C2. 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 Saf-t-liner C2.

NHTSA Recall #: 05V397000; Sep. 13, 2005

The side emergency door may not open if the latch mechanism is in the incorrect position. Occupants would have to use the front entry door or rear emergency exit if a situation occurred that required an emergency exit.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
Recall Summary: Certain 2005 thomas saf-t-liner c2 school buses equipped with 30" or 40" left side emergency door exits manufactured between December 17, 2004, and July 28, 2005. The telescoping slide that holds the side emergency door open is located such that it will move past its normal travel and the mechanism ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 05V393000; Sep. 6, 2005

The fan may fracture and pieces may separate from the fan blade. In certain conditions, this may present a hazard to people near the vehicle with the hood open and the engine running.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Freightliner Business Class M2, 2004 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Recall Summary: Certain my 2004 freightliner business class m2 and thomas built saf-t-liner c2 school buses manufactured between July 26 and October 29, 2004, equipped with a caterpillar c-7 engine and borg-warner kys 4735 35480 55 engine fan.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 05V392000; Sep. 8, 2005

A noncompliance with fmvss 221 may, without warning, result in an increase of a structural collapse of the school bus in the event of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2, 2005 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY
Recall Summary: Certain my 2004 and 2005 thomas built saf-t-liner c2 school buses manufactured between August 2004, and may 5, 2005. There is an excessive gap between adjoining interior panels above the rear right side window which does not conform to the strength requirements of federal motor vehicle safety ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 05V387000; Sep. 6, 2005

Sudden loss of steering without warning could result in a vehicle crash, possibly resulting in serious injury or death.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2, 2005 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2
Component: STEERING:COLUMN
Recall Summary: Certain my 2004 and 2005 thomas built saf-t-liner c2 school buses manufactured between July 2004 and August 26, 2005. The upper steering shaft pinch bolt may not be correctly tightened, resulting in the possible loss of the bolt, allowing joint separation and loss of steering. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 05V191000; Apr. 29, 2005

If the traffic control devices do not work, a vehicle crash or personal could occur.

Recalled Vehicles: 2004 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2, 2005 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Recall Summary: Certain thomas built my 2004 and 2005 saf-t-liner c2 school buses manufactured between August 13, 2004, and March 1, 2005. Due to software communication conflicts, the traffic control devices such as the flashing warning lights or the stop signal arm may not work or may not work correctly.... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Thomas Saf-t-liner C2 Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Sep. 13, 2005   Structure:body:door 116
Sep. 8, 2005   Structure:body 315
Sep. 6, 2005   Engine And Engine Cooling:cooling System:fan 1,395
Sep. 6, 2005   Steering:column 1,840
Apr. 29, 2005   Exterior Lighting 49


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Thomas Saf-t-liner C2 Model Years
Model# Recalls
2005 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2 4
2004 Thomas Saf-t-liner C2 4