GILLIG LOW FLOOR 2014: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : GILLIG Model : LOW FLOOR Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2014-11-20 - 2016-02-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V662000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-09-29 Date Received by ODI: 2016-09-14 Date Added to Database: 2016-09-14
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 34
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.
Consequence:
      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 began on September 29, 2016. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-800-735-1500.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.