GILLIG LOW FLOOR 2011: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT

Make : GILLIG Model : LOW FLOOR Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2001-09-17 - 2018-06-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V418000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-08-02 Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-20 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-22
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 25579
Summary:
      Gillig LLC "Gillig" is recalling certain 2001-2018 Gillig Low Floor transit buses. The turn signals may flash slowly, reducing their visibility to other drivers. 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."
Consequence:
      The reduced visibility of the turn signals can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will update the software that controls the turn flash rate, free of charge. The recall began on August 2, 2018. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-510-264-5073 or 1-800-735-1500.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      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.