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Thomas Built Buses Extends 7-Year Allison Transmission Coverage

Posted on November 9, 2016
Thomas Built’s seven-year Allison Transmission warranty will now cover buses manufactured in 2016 and 2017. Seen here is the Thomas booth at the NAPT 2016 trade show.
Thomas Built’s seven-year Allison Transmission warranty will now cover buses manufactured in 2016 and 2017. Seen here is the Thomas booth at the NAPT 2016 trade show.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thomas Built Buses has extended its seven-year Allison Transmission warranty.

Announced late last year, the warranty will now cover buses manufactured in 2016 and 2017 with the Allison 2500 PTS, 2550 PTS, 2300 PTS, or 2350 PTS.

“We continue to stand behind the quality and durability of Allison transmissions,” said Caley Edgerly, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses. “We share a dedication to the school bus market and to manufacturing quality, long-lasting products. We are pleased to offer our customers additional peace of mind and a lower total cost of ownership with this extended coverage.”

Thomas Built’s seven-year transmission warranty coverage is for a limited time at no additional cost. It is available only for models manufactured from January 2016 through December 2017 and ordered through Thomas Built Buses.

Related Topics: Thomas Built Buses, transmissions

Comments ( 1 )
  • DWIGHT

     | about 3 years ago

    1965 thru 1970 Bought 13 new Allison MT30 & MT40 6-speed automatic transmissions standard with locking converters and integral grade retarders in new school buses-- gravel trucks--motorhomes. Each had at least 150,000 mikes on the odometer before taken out of service, In all the years of service, the transmission oil pans were never removed and the brake lining lasted twice as long.

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