GILLIG LOW FLOOR 2014: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : GILLIG Model : LOW FLOOR Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-10-15 - 2016-12-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V559000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-10-24 Date Received by ODI: 2017-09-08 Date Added to Database: 2017-09-12
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 108
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.
Consequence:
      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 began on October 24, 2017. 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.