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STOP ARM MALFUNCTIONS


CERTAIN 2002-2005 MY THOMAS BUILT MINOTOUR, CONVENTIONAL, MVP-ER, ER, HDX, AND MVP-EF MODEL SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 8, 2002, AND MARCH 8, 2005, EQUIPPED WITH SPECIALTY MFG "5" SERIES STOP ARMS ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NEVADA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW MEXICO, NEW YORK, NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSEE, UTAH, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, WYOMING, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN EXTREMELY COLD WEATHER, THE MICROSWITCHES USED INTERNALLY TO POSITION THE STOP ARM SIGN IN THE OPEN AND CLOSED POSITIONS MAY MALFUNCTION, CAUSING THE SIGN TO OPEN OR CLOSE IN AN IMPROPER POSITION, OR TO NOT OPEN AT ALL.
Products:
THOMAS     MINOTOUR     Vehicle     2002, 2003, 2004, 2005     
THOMAS     MVP EF     Vehicle     2002, 2003, 2004, 2005     
THOMAS     MVP ER     Vehicle     2002, 2004, 2003, 2005     
THOMAS     CONVENTIONAL     Vehicle     2002, 2003, 2004     
THOMAS     SAF-T-LINER CONVENTIONAL     Vehicle     2001     
THOMAS     HDX     Vehicle     2002 - 2005     
THOMAS     ER     Vehicle     2002 - 2005     
Components:
OTHER     986000 OTHER     
Units Affected:    13,583
Recall Date:    Jul 25, 2005
Mfg:
FREIGHTLINER LLC     
Mfg Campaign No:    FL-454
NHTSA Type:    Vehicle
Recall ID:    22160
Last Published:    Jul 25, 2005

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RecallMe Number:    05V340000
RecallMe Status:    Announced