GILLIG LOW FLOOR 2017: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : GILLIG Model : LOW FLOOR Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-02-09 - 2018-06-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V665000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-04 Date Received by ODI: 2018-09-25 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-01
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 90
Summary:
      Gillig LLC "Gillig" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Gillig Low Floor transit buses equipped with certain Allison transmission hybrid drive units. The pressure switches on these Drive Units may fail, possibly resulting in a loss of drive.
Consequence:
      A loss of drive can disable the vehicle unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Gillig will notify owners, and Allison Transmission service centers will replace the C1 and C2 pressure switches, free of charge. The recall began October 4, 2018. Owners may contact Allison Transmission at 1-800-252-5283 or 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.