GILLIG LOW FLOOR 2018: STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION

Make : GILLIG Model : LOW FLOOR Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2016-11-29 - 2018-12-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V059000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-03-20 Date Received by ODI: 2019-01-28 Date Added to Database: 2019-01-31
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:LINK:DRAG:CONNECTION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3659
Summary:
      Gillig LLC "Gillig" is recalling certain 2016-2018 Low Floor buses. The ball stud of the steering system draglink may not have been properly tightened.
Consequence:
      If the ball stud is insufficiently tightened, the ball stud may wear, resulting in reduced handling and stability, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy:
      Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the ball stud tightness, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began March 20, 2019. 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:
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.