Fuel Leak, Risk of Fire Prompt Daimler to Issue Recall on School Buses

an internal seal on a filling valve may dislodge allowing fuel to leak out

Fuel Leak, Risk of Fire Prompt Daimler to Issue Recall on School Buses
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September 26, 2016

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling more than 100 model year 2017 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses that are equipped with a compressed natural gas (CNG) engine. During a fast fuel fill, an internal seal on a filling valve may dislodge allowing fuel to leak after the tank has been filled.

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of a fire.

DTNA has notified all affected owners and all the vehicles have been remedied, therefore owner notification notices will not be issued for this campaign.

For further information regarding this recall, consumers may contact DTNA customer service at (800) 745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-720.