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Gillig Low Floor Recalls

There have been 14 recalls on Low Floor vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-09-12 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-09-23, was due to a problem with the hydraulic power assist system. Approximately 108 vehicles were involved. Since 1996, Low Floor's have experienced approximately 47 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the seat belts, suspension, visibility/wiper, turn signal and axle assembly. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Gillig Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

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2017-09-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-09-23)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Hybrid and all Electric Low Floor buses with electro-hydraulic power steering assist. The coupler between the high-voltage electric motor and hydraulic steering pump shafts may fail, resulting in a loss of power steering assist.
Hazard: A loss of power steering assist will cause the need for increased steering effort, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering motor-pump assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 6, 2017. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=17V559000
   
2017-08-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-09-08)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Low Floor transit buses, equipped with Recaro Commercial Bus Driver Seats. In the affected seats, the seat belt buckle may be stuck in the locked position, preventing the seat belt tongue from being able to be inserted and locked.
Hazard: If the seat belt cannot be latched, the bus may be operated without the seat belt being used, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners and replace the seat belt assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 22, 2017. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=17V519000
   
2017-04-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-05-05)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Low Floor transit buses equipped with Norgren-brand suspension kneeling modules. The suspension kneeling modules on these vehicles have snap rings on the solenoid valve pistons which may not have been fully inserted and seated during assembly, potentially affecting the suspension air bag pressure and the vehicle's suspension height.
Hazard: An unexpected loss of suspension air bag pressure while driving would result in an abrupt reduction in suspension height, potentially increasing the risk of a crash. A loss of suspension air bag pressure could also occur during vehicle servicing, increasing the risk of injury to maintenance personnel.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners and pay fleets to inspect the front and rear kneeling modules. A snap ring reset tool will be provided free of charge to permanently seat the snap ring in the intended groove. The recall is expected to begin May 19, 2017. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=17V263000
   
2017-03-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-03-18)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Low Floor transit buses. The affected vehicles have wiper arms that can crack where they mount to the wiper motor causing the wiper arms to bend or detach from the vehicle.
Hazard: A loss of wiper function can reduce the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected wiper arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 3, 2017. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=17V156000
   
2017-02-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-02-23)
Recall Summary: Gillig, LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Low Floor transit buses. These vehicles have front LED turn signals with integrated side reflex reflectors installed at angles that may not be sufficiently visible to other drivers or pedestrians. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Hazard: A bus that has reduced visibility to other drivers or pedestrians has an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will replace the LED turn signal/reflector units, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=17V099000
   
2016-12-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2017-01-18)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Low Floor compressed natural gas (CNG) transit buses manufactured September 1, 2015, to December 5, 2016, equipped with Amerex SafetyNet fire suppression system panel/controller units. These buses have gas detection electronics that may be disabled without providing the operator with a warning of a system malfunction. Affected display panel/controller units were also provided as replacement parts for warranty claims, part numbers 16389, 24109, 24918, 24926 and 24927.
Hazard: If not corrected, the fire suppression systems on certain CNG-powered buses may fail to indicate the presence of a natural gas (methane) leak. In such cases, the driver will not receive a fault code indicating that the Gas Detection electronics have been disabled. This may increase the risk of asphyxiation, fire, or explosion.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and Amerex representatives will replace the Operator Display Panel/Controllers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during January 2017. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V931000
   
2016-09-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-09-30)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2016 Low Floor transit buses manufactured May 26, 2016, to September 26, 2016. The affected buses have axles that may have insufficient grease at the wheel ends, possibly resulting in bearing failure.
Hazard: Bearing failure may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wheel bearings and add grease as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2016. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500. Note: Gillig is advising that vehicles with the affected axles are removed from operation until the recall has been remedied.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V701000
   
2016-09-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-09-24)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Gillig 29-foot Low Floor transit buses manufactured November 20, 2014, to February 11, 2016. These buses, equipped with disc brakes, have rear brake hoses that can rub chassis components and fray.
Hazard: A frayed hose may leak air, causing the rear brake(s) to lock up unexpectedly, or fail to operate when the brakes are applied. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will provide fleets new rear brake hoses, fittings, clamps, and hardware along with instructions on how to reorient the hoses using the new fittings, and reimburse them for their labor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 30, 2016. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V662000
   
2016-06-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-07-01)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2012-2016 Lowfloor diesel-electric hybrid vehicles manufactured March 6, 2012, to June 7, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with stop lamp activation that may inadvertently flash the rear brake lights. As such, these vehicles do not comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Assoc. Equipment."
Hazard: Flashing brake lights may cause confusion to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will install a new software update, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 2016. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V451000
   
2016-05-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-06-14)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain 2016 Low Floor vehicles manufactured March 3, 2016, to April 21, 2016. The driver's side window on the affected vehicles may block too much light, thereby decreasing the driver's visibility. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 205, "Glazing Materials."
Hazard: Reduced driver's visibility can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will install compliant driver's windows, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2016. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V320000
   
2016-01-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-26)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 Low Floor transit buses manufactured April 1, 2010 to October 30, 2015, equipped with Recaro Ergo-M Commercial Bus Driver Seats. The affected seats have J-Brackets that may be missing welds which could allow the seat belt anchorage assembly to separate from the J-Bracket.
Hazard: If the seatbelt anchorage assembly separates from the J-Bracket, the bus driver may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash increasing their risk of injury.
Remedy: Gillig will notify the owners, and dealers will inspect the seats to determine if welds are missing. Any J-Bracket that is missing welds will be removed and replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to began on March 11, 2016. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V011000
   
2015-12-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-14)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Low Floor vehicles manufactured November 20, 2014, to June 2, 2015. The affected vehicles may be equipped with front brake chambers with an incorrect drain hole orientation. This can allow water to build up within the brake chamber, causing corrosion, deterioration, and reduce braking ability.
Hazard: Corrosion, part deterioration, or frozen water in the brake chamber may reduce braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners and the brake chambers will be replaced free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 19, 2016. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V888000
   
2015-07-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-07-16)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 Low Floor transit buses manufactured April 13, 2010, to June 12, 2015. Due to the routing of the grid heater electrical power cable, the cable may chafe against a fuel injector hard line.
Hazard: If the electrical power cable rubs against the injector fuel line, the cable may short circuit or the fuel line may leak fuel. Either possibility increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the grid heater power cable/hard injector fuel line for wear, and will properly route and support the grid heater power cable, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2015. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V420000
   
2015-05-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Low Floor vehicles manufactured September 1, 2014, to April 30, 2015. The affected vehicles may have a taillight bracket that is inadequately bonded to the bus body.
Hazard: If the bracket is inadequately bonded, it may detach from the body, preventing the stop and turn lights from being visible to following vehicles, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig has notified owners. Gillig will inspect the taillight brackets to verify that they are properly bonded to the body. Brackets that are not properly bonded will be removed and properly bonded to the vehicle, free of charge. The recall began on June 12, 2015. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V295000
   
2015-05-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 Lowfloor vehicles manufactured August 26, 2010, to April 30, 2015. Excessive engine crankcase pressures may cause the 90-degree elbow of the vent tube assembly to detach from the crankcase ventilation breather, possibly allowing engine oil to come into contact with hot surfaces.
Hazard: If engine oil comes into contact with a hot surface, there is an increased risk of a fire.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will secure the ends of the 90-degree elbow. In addition, the electronic control module (ECM) will be reprogrammed with software that can adjust the engine output under misfire conditions to limit crankcase pressures. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on June 2, 2015. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V262000
   
2015-04-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-05-02)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Low Floor transit buses manufactured July 8, 2013, to February 7, 2015 and equipped with disc brakes. The front left and right brake air hoses that connect to the brake chamber may touch and rub against the air bag suspension towers.
Hazard: If the front brake hoses rub the air bag suspension tower, a hole may develop and the resulting air leak may reduce the brake air pressure, lengthening the distance needed to stop the transit bus and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig has notified owners, and dealers will replace the brake hoses with shorter ones that will not contact the suspension tower, free of charge. The recall began on April 28, 2015. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V219000
   
2014-09-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-10-09)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2014 Lowfloor transit buses manufactured January 2, 2014, to March 6, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the air brake system supply lines from the primary and secondary air tanks to the brake valves may have been crossed at the bulkhead during assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Hazard: If the primary and secondary air brake supply lines from the tanks to the brake valve are crossed and the vehicle loses pressure in the primary tank, the vehicle service brake system performance may be reduced. In the case of a total loss of primary tank air pressure, the service brake system will not function. If the service brake system does not function or performance is reduced, an application of the brake pedal by the vehicle operator may not slow or stop the vehicle as expected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will correct the installation of the primary and secondary brake supply lines, free of charge. The recall began on August 29, 2014. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V547000
   
2014-08-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-09-26)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2014 Low Floor transit buses manufactured from May 23, 2014, through August 1, 2014. The Cummins ISB or ISL engines in these vehicles may have been equipped with Fleetguard UFF-XT fuel filters, part number FF63009, whose filter shell may separate from the fuel filter nut plate causing the engine to stall without warning.
Hazard: If the engine stalls unexpectedly there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy: Cummins will notify owners on behalf of Gillig, and Cummins service centers will replace the fuel filter, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in late September 2014. Owners may contact Gillig at 1-510-785-1500 or Cummins customer service at 1-812-377-3713.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V521000
   
2014-07-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-07-28)
Recall Summary: Gillig, LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Low Floor transit buses manufactured July 25, 2013, to June 17, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been produced without a quick release valve for the rear brakes on buses built with rear disc brakes. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Hazard: If the bus's anti-lock brake system was non-functioning and the bus experienced a significant braking event that when combined with the road conditions may lock the rear brakes, then a delay in brake release timing could result in a lock up of the rear wheels, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will install a quick release valve, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V459000
   
2014-06-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-06-24)
Recall Summary: Gillig, LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2007-2014 Lowfloor transit buses manufactured September 26, 2007, through January 24, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the engine oil sampling hose may leak oil due to being routed too closely to hot engine exhaust components.
Hazard: If the sampling hose leaks oil in the presence of hot engine engine exhaust components, there is an increased risk of fire.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the oil sampling hose. If the hose is routed too closely, the hose will be removed, replaced and rerouted to provide appropriate clearance of the hot components. The recall is expected to begin in early August 2014. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V358000
   
2014-04-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-05-29)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Lowfloor transit buses manufactured October 15, 2012, through March 26, 2014, and equipped with electrical harnesses with overmolded J1939 connectors and non-insulated drain wires. The harnesses do not have heat shrink tubing on the drain wire and the overmold may not have sufficient resistance to water or corrosive chemical entry to the connectors.
Hazard: If the terminals corrode, there may be an intermittent electrical connection and possibly cause disruption or loss of the J1939 communication, resulting in interruptions of the engine, transmission, ABS and body controllers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will replace the overmold connector, and install heat shrink tubing on the connector/cable junction, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2014. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V222000
   
2014-03-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-03-12)
Recall Summary: Gillig LLC is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Lowfloor transit buses manufactured August 26, 2010, through February 14, 2014, and equipped with certain Cummins Westport model ISL G engines. Condensation in the intake manifold may freeze during cold weather conditions and interfere with the proper operation of the intake manifold pressure sensor.
Hazard: The improper operation of the sensor could induce elevated exhaust temperatures or flames from the exhaust pipe, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire.
Remedy: Cummins Inc. and Cummins Wesport Inc. will notify owners, and dealers will upload a new ECM calibration, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for notifying vehicle owners. Owners may contact Gillig LLC at 1-510-785-1500 or Cummins Inc. at 1-800-343-7357.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V084000
   
2012-10-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-10-19)
Recall Summary: Gillig is recalling certain model year 2010 Lowfloor transit buses, manufactured April 16, 2010, through November 16, 2010, and equipped with Ricon 3-Minute Urban Transit Bus Window sets. The composition of the material used to cast the handle that opens the egress window is incorrect, resulting in a reduction in material strength. The handle(s) on the emergency egress passenger windows may break before the window latch is released.
Hazard: In the event the egress window handle fails during an actual emergency situation, passengers may be trapped in the vehicle placing them at risk of injury.
Remedy: Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will replace the window handles free of charge. The recall began during October 2012. Owners may contact Gillig at 1-800-735-1500 for more information.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V506000
   
2011-12-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-12-08)
Recall Summary: GILLIG IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 LOW FLOOR BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 1, 2011, THROUGH OCTOBER 21, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH PARKER HYDRAULIC PUMPS. SOME HYDRAULIC STEERING PUMPS DO NOT DELIVER ENOUGH FLUID OR PRESSURE TO THE STEERING GEAR, MAKING THE BUSES DIFFICULT TO STEER AT LOW SPEEDS.
Hazard: AN UNEXPECTED CHANGE IN THE EFFORT REQUIRED BY THE DRIVER TO TURN THE STEERING WHEEL MAY AFFECT THE DRIVERSÂż CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: GILLIG WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND IN CONJUNCTION WITH PARKER TECHNICIANS PARKER WILL REPLACE THE SPOOL INSIDE THE VALVE ASSEMBLY. FOR PUMPS WITH VALVE SUBASSEMBLY DATE CODE 14/11 THE ENTIRE PUMP WILL BE REPLACED. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GILLIG SERVICE AT 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V575000
   
2011-08-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-08-30)
Recall Summary: GILLIG IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 LOW FLOOR BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 13, 2011, THROUGH AUGUST 12, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH TRW TC34023 STEERING COLUMNS WITH DATE CODES STARTING 157 1 11 AND ENDING 228 1 11. THE TOOTH PROFILE AND SPACING OF THE TILT LOCK TEETH ON THE SUPPORT BRACKET MAY BE INCORRECT, PREVENTING THE TILT LOCK BAR FROM FULLY ENGAGING. THIS MAY ALLOW THE STEERING COLUMN TO SLIP FROM THE DRIVER- SET TILT LOCATION AND MOVE UPWARD UNTIL IT LOCKS IN ANOTHER TILT POSITION.
Hazard: THIS UNINTENDED MOVEMENT OF THE STEERING COLUMN MAY INTERFERE WITH THE DRIVERS CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND INCREASE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: GILLIG WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND GILLIG WILL REPLACE THE STEERING COLUMN FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GILLIG FIELD SERVICE AT 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V446000
   
2011-08-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-08-12)
Recall Summary: GILLIG IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 LOWFLOOR BUSES EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ENGINES. THE V-BAND CLAMP ASSEMBLY USED TO CONNECT THE INLET AND OUTLET CONE SECTIONS TO THE DIESEL OXIDATION CATALYST (DOC) DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) INCLUDE A T-BOLT WHICH CAN FRACTURE AND FAIL WHEN SUBJECTED TO STRESS OR LOAD. A FRACTURE OR FAILURE OF THE T-BOLT MAY CAUSE THE CLAMP TO LOOSEN AND THE INLET OR OUTLET SECTIONS ATTACHED TO THE DOC/DPF HOUSING TO DISCONNECT.
Hazard: IF THE INLET OR OUTLET SECTIONS DISCONNECT, HOT EXHAUST GASES CAN VENT PRIOR TO EXITING THE TAILPIPE, CREATING THE RISK OF COMBUSTION AND A FIRE. IF BOTH CLAMPS FAIL, THERE IS A RISK IN SOME APPLICATIONS THAT THE DOC/DPF HOUSING MAY DETACH COMPLETELY, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD.
Remedy: GILLIG IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO IDENTIFY OWNERS. CUMMINS IS HANDLING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN PLEASE SEE NHTSA RECALL 11E-031. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-812-377-5000.
Additional Info: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V411000
   
2009-12-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-12-29)
Recall Summary: GILLIG IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2008-2009 LOWFLOOR BUSES EQUIPPED WITH Q'STRAINT MAX MOBILITY DEVICE REMOTE RELEASE BELTS USED ON AMERICAN INSIGHT TRANSVERSE FLIP UP SEATS WITH BUILD DATES BETWEEN OCTOBER 2008 AND OCTOBER 2009. THESE DEVICES ARE USED TO RESTRAIN PASSENGERS USING MOBILITY AID PRODUCTS. THE MOBILITY DEVICE RESTRAINT BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS DESIGNED, AND MAY FAIL TO PROPERLY RESTRAIN THE PASSENGER AND THE MOBILITY DEVICE.
Hazard: IF THE BELT DOES NOT LOCK AND THE MOBILITY DEVICE IS NOT PROPERLY RESTRAINED, THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY TO THE PASSENGER IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Remedy: GILLIG IS WORKING WITH AMERICAN SEATING AND WILL REPLACE THE Q'STRAINT MAX REMOTE RELEASE BELTS WITH Q'STRAINT QRT DELUXE REMOTE RELEASE BELTS FREE OF CHARGE. AMERICAN SEATING IS HANDLING THE REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. PLEASE SEE AMERICAN SEATING'S DEFECT REPORT 09E-065. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 29, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AMERICAN SEATING'S SERVICE MANAGER SHERRY AELLEN AT 1-616-732-6484 AND GILLIG AT 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=09V493000
   
2009-09-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-09-28)
Recall Summary: GILLIG CORPORATION IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001 THROUGH 2009 TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 2001 AND SEPTEMBER 2009 EQUIPPED WITH LUMINATOR HORIZON LED SIDE DESTINATION SIGNS. THE CONNECTOR BOARD CAN CORRODE DUE TO AN ACCUMULATION OF MOISTURE UNDER THE CONNECTOR.
Hazard: A SHORT COULD OCCUR, POSSIBLY CAUSING SMOKE AND FIRE.
Remedy: GILLIG WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND LUMINATOR WILL REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SPETEMBER 29, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LUMINATOR AT 1-972-516-3033 OR GILLIG FIELD SERVICES AT 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=09V368000
   
2008-04-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-04-16)
Recall Summary: GILLIG IS RECALLING 31 MY 2007 29 FOOT LOW FLOOR TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SAF- HOLLAND ADL SERIES REAR SUSPENSIONS. IN SOME INSTANCES THE TRANSVERSE BEAM WAS NOT PROPERLY WELDED WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FAILURE OF THE WELD.
Hazard: IF THE WELD FAILS, VEHICLE STABILITY WHILE CORNERING COULD BE AFFECTED RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH. IN ADDITION, THE TRANSVERSE BEAM COULD DROP TO THE GROUND CAUSING SPARKS THAT COULD CAUSE A FIRE HAZARD.
Remedy: GILLIG IS WORKING WITH SAF HOLLAND TO HAVE A VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE ADL TRANSVERSE BEAM PERFORMED. IF A WELD DEFECT IS IDENTIFIED, SAF HOLLAND WILL PROVIDE A SERVICE REPLACEMENT KIT THAT CONTAINS A NEW TRANSVERSE BEAM, ALL NECESSARY INSTALLATION HARDWARE, BEAM REPLACEMENT AND INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 08E031). THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 29, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-510-264-5031 OR SAF-HOLLAND AT 1-231-773-3271.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V175000
   
2008-01-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-01-09)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH GRAHAM-WHITE AIR DRYERS, THE AIR DRYER TIMER MODULES MAY ALLOW SUFFICIENT QUANTITIES OF MOISTURE TO ENTER AND AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM DUE TO MOISTURE COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: GILLIG, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GRAHAM-WHITE, WILL REPLACE THE AIR DRYER TIMER MODULE ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 29, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500 OR GRAHAM-WHITE AT 540-387-5620.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V008000
   
2007-06-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-06-25)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES BUILT WITH CUMMINS ISM C876 ENGINES, THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE FAILS TO RECOGNIZE INPUTS OF THE VEHICLE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT OR FROM A DRIVER ACTUATED DASH SWITCH THEREBY INCREASING THE RISK OF UNINTENDED (OR UNEXPECTED) ELEVATED EXHAUST TEMPERATURES.
Hazard: WHILE THIS CONDITION DOES NOT INVOLVE A RISK OF FIRE IN THE VEHICLE ITSELF, IT COULD PRESENT A FIRE HAZARD IN A SITUATION WHERE THE VEHICLE'S EXHAUST IS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO MATERIALS OR SUBSTANCES THAT CAN MELT, BURN, OR EXPLODE.
Remedy: CUMMINS, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GILLIG, WILL CONDUCT THE REMEDY CAMPAIGN. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 31, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-343-7357 OR GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V265000
   
2007-06-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-06-25)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES, THE HYDRAULIC HOSE LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT WAS MANUFACTURED INCORRECTLY WHICH COULD CAUSE A HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAK.
Hazard: HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAKAGE COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF FLUID WHICH COULD AFFECT VEHICLE STEERING OR CREATE THE CONDITIONS FOR A POTENTIAL ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy: GILLIG WILL PROVIDE CORRECT HOSES TO THEIR CUSTOMERS FOR REPLACEMENT OR WILL REPLACE THE HOSES FOR THEM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 27, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V259000
   
2006-11-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-11-09)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES BUILT WITH CUMMINS ISL AND ISC DIESEL ENGINES EQUIPPED WITH THE CM850 FUEL SYSTEM, THE ENGINE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL LINES, FROM THE ENGINE HIGH PRESSURE PUMP TO THE ENGINE FUEL RAIL, ARE PRONE TO FAILURE.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE LINE INTRODUCES HIGH PRESSURE FUEL SPRAY INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT WHICH CAN IGNITE WHEN IT COMES IN CONTACT WITH A HOT SURFACE.
Remedy: CUMMINS WILL INSTALL A FUEL LINE BRACKET TO REDUCE FUEL LINE STRESS. A NEW FUEL LINE WILL BE INSTALLED WHEN ADDING THE BRACKET (PLEASE SEE 06E037). GILLIG NOTIFIED CUSTOMERS ON NOVEMBER 22, 2006. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-343-7357 OR GILLIG AT 510-264-5031.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V427000
   
2004-12-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-12-28)
Recall Summary: ON SOME BUSES, CERTAIN TIE ROD CLAMPS INSTALLED ON TIE ROD ASSEMBLIES COULD FAIL AND LEAD TO A STEERING MALFUNCTION.
Hazard: IF BOTH CLAMPS WERE TO FAIL AND THE CROSS TUBE START TO UNSCREW, SIGNIFICANT VEHICLE MISALIGNMENT WOULD EVOLVE WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR THE TIE ROD END TO SEPARATE FROM THE CROSS TUBE, RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: ARVIN-MERITOR WILL NOTIFY GILLIG CUSTOMERS AND CONDUCT THE REMEDY AT NO CHARGE TO THE CUSTOMER. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT ARVIN-MERITOR AT 1-248-435-1000 OR GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V610000
   
2004-10-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-10-14)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH DETROIT DIESEL SERIES 40 ENGINES, THE TURBOCHARGER CAN FAIL ALLOWING LUBRICATING OIL TO SPILL ONTO THE ENGINE.
Hazard: THIS CAN RESULT IN A FIRE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE TURBOCHARGER TO PREVENT THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE. DETROIT DIESEL IS CONDUCTING OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. GILLIG ISSUED A RENOTIFICATION LETTER TO OWNERS ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DETROIT DETROIT DIESEL AT 313-5923708 OR GILLIG AT 510-785-1500.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V486000
   
2004-10-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-10-13)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN PHANTOM AND LOW FLOOR TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS 8.3L AND 8.9L ISC AND ISL DIESEL ENGINES, OIL CAN LEAK INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT FROM A CRACK IN THE CUP PLUG.
Hazard: OIL LEAKAGE ON A HOT ENGINE CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy: CUMMINS WILL CONDUCT THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. CUMMINS WILL ISNTALL A STEEL CUP PLUG BOSS CAP ON THE AFFECTED ENGINES. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CUMMINS CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-343-7357 OR GILLIG AT 510-785-1500.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V485000
   
2004-07-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-07-01)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN LOW FLOOR BUSES POWERED BY A GASEOUS HYDROGEN FUEL SYSTEM. THESE TRANSDUCERS WERE MADE OF 17-4 PH STAINLESS STEEL MATERIAL WHICH MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO EMBRITTLEMENT IN A HIGH-PRESSURE HYDROGEN APPLICATION ENVIRONMENT.
Hazard: EMBRITTLEMENT COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A TRANSDUCER DIAPHRAGM FAILURE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRANSDUCER. THE RECALL BEGAN JULY 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V308000
   
2004-04-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-04-21)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN GILLIG BUSES EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN SECUREMENT ASSEMBLIES. THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT CAUSING THE LOAD PAWL NOT TO FULLY SEAT IN THE SPROCKET TEETH.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT RETRACTORS AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN OCTOBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-800-735-1500..
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V500000
   
2003-10-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-10-23)
Recall Summary: INCORRECT ASSEMBLY OF ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS AND SECUREMENT IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT COULD COME LOOSE.
Hazard: INCORRECT ASSEMBLY COULD CAUSE ELECTRICAL SHORTS, ARCING, AND FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT ENGINE COMPARTMENT WIRING FOR CORRECT CABLE ASSEMBLY, FASTNER TORQUE, AND CORRECT WIRE PROTECTION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 29, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GILLIG AT 510-785-1500.
Additional Info: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V392000
   
2003-02-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-02-26)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN 1998-2002 35' AND 40' BUSES AND 1999-2002 29' BUSES, THE INSTALLATION OF THE AIR CONDITIONER UNIT USES BOLTS ALONG THE EDGE OF THE HOUSING FOR ATTACHMENT. ONE SPECIFIC BOLT CAN BE TOO CLOSE TO THE MAIN POWER CABLE ATTACHMENT. POSITIONAL TOLERANCE OR THE USE OF TOO LONG A BOLT COULD CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.
Hazard: AN ELECTRICAL SHORT COULD LEAD TO COMPONENT FAILURE OR POTENTIALLY A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: CUSTOMERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED TO CUT THE EXCESS LENGTH OF THE AIR CONDITIONER UNIT MOUNTING BOLT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 28, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GILLIG 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V055000
   
2002-12-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-12-19)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN LOW FLOOR 29', 35' AND 40' BUSES, THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT INSULATION COULD FATIGUE AND SAG, POTENTIALLY TOUCHING THE TURBOCHARGER.
Hazard: THIS COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: GILLIG IS PROVIDING THE OWNERS WITH NEW INSULATION AND INSTALLATION PROCEDURES. THE NEW INSULATION IS TO BE INSTALLED ON THE INSIDE SIDE SURFACE OF THE ACCESS HATCH AND A MECHANICAL RETAINING STRIP TO SUPPORT THE ADJACENT INSULATION. THE RETAINING STRIP IS ATTACHED WITH NUTS AND BOLTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 19, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-800-735-1500.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V325000
   
2002-07-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-07-26)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN LOW FLOOR 29, 35, AND 40 FOOT BUSES, THE STEERING GEAR INPUT SHAFT BOLT INSTALLED WAS A 3/8" DIAMETER COARSE THREAD GRADE 8 FASTENER INSTEAD OF THE REQUIRED 7/16" DIAMETER FINE THREAD GRADE 8 FASTENER.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH OR SOME OTHER EXTRAORDINARY SHOCK LOAD ON THE STEERING, A LOSS OF STEERING COULD OCCUR.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT FASTENER WITH THE CORRECT FASTENER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 6, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500.
Additional Info: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V189000
   
2002-04-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-04-18)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH ADHESIVELY BONDED ALUMINUM BUS DOOR PANELS, DUE TO AN IMPERFECT BONDING OF THE DOOR PANEL SKIN TO THE PANEL FRAME, ENVIRONMENTAL MOISTURE MAY INFILTRATE REGIONS OF IMPERFECT BONDING AND CAUSE SEPARATION OF THE FRAME AND DOOR PANEL.
Hazard: UNDER THESE CONDITIONS, IF THE PANEL IS SEPARATING OR HAS SEPARATED, A PASSENGER COULD FALL FROM THE BUS ONTO THE ROADWAY, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: VAPOR WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS TO HAVE THEIR BUSES INSPECTED AND WILL INSTALL MECHANICAL FASTENERS TO ATTACH THE SKINS TO THE FRAME ELEMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VAPOR CORPORATION AT 847-967-8300 OR VAPOR AT 1510-785-1500.
Additional Info: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V059004
   
2002-04-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-04-18)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN BUSES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL/ACCELERATOR PEDALS SUPPLIED BY WILLIAMS CONTROLS INDUSTRIES, THE WELD ATTACHING THE CLEVIS TO THE PLATE HAS INSUFFICIENT PENETRATION AND COULD ALLOW THE CLEVIS TO SEPARATE FROM THE PLATE.
Hazard: IF THE CLEVIS SEPARATED FROM THE PLATE WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN USE, THE VEHICLE WOULD RETURN TO IDLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE PEDALS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURING DECEMBER 2001. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT WILLIAMS CONTROL AT 1-503-684-8600 OR GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500.
Additional Info: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V004004
   
2002-04-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-04-18)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH VANNER 60 SERIES BATTERY EQUALIZERS, THE EQUALIZER COULD FAIL TO OPERATE PROPERLY AND CAUSE MALFUNCTION OF THE BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM.
Hazard: WITHOUT FUSING, THE EQUALIZER MAY MELT, BURN, OR SMOKE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE OR A SMOKE FILLED BUS, THUS NECESSITATING A PASSENGER EVACUATION OF THE BUS. THE FAILURE MODE CAN CAUSE OPERATOR DISTRACTION, AND/OR POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BUSES FOR CERTAIN EQUALIZERS BY THE DATE CODE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500 OR VANNER AT 1-800-227-6937.
Additional Info: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V071003
   
2001-03-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-03-22)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH VANNER 60 SERIES BATTERY EQUALIZERS. THE EQUALIZER COULD FAIL TO OPERATE PROPERLY AND CAUSE MALFUNCTION OF THE BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM.
Hazard: WITHOUT FUSING, THE EQUALIZER MAY MELT, BURN, OR SMOKE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE OR A SMOKE FILLED BUS, THUS NECESSITATING A PASSENGER EVACUATION OF THE BUS. THE FAILURE MODE CAN CAUSE OPERATOR DISTRACTION, AND/OR POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: VANNER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO INSPECT THEIR BUSES FOR CERTAIN EQUALIZERS BY THE DATE CODE. THE AFFECTED EQUALIZERS WILL BE REPLACED. VANNER IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION FOR THIS CAMPAIGN AND WAS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VANNER AT 1-800-227-6937.
Additional Info: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=01V033004
   
2000-05-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-05-22)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LOW FLOOR TRANSIT BUSES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE REFLEX REFLECTORS ON THE SIDE, FRONT (AMBER) AND REAR(RED) POSITIONS ARE MISSING.
Hazard: THIS IS A POTENTIAL ROAD HAZARD AT NIGHT.
Remedy: THE CORRECT REFLEX REFLECTORS WILL BE INSTALLED.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 5, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V145000
   
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