GILLIG LOW FLOOR 2003: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Make : GILLIG Model : LOW FLOOR Year : 2003
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V485000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2004-10-07 Date Added to Database: 2004-10-13
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 149
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.
Consequence:
      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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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