GILLIG LOW FLOOR 2018: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : GILLIG Model : LOW FLOOR Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2014-12-05 - 2019-01-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V193000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-04-01 Date Received by ODI: 2019-03-08 Date Added to Database: 2019-03-12
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 965
Summary:
      Gillig LLC "Gillig" is recalling certain 2014-2019 Low Floor buses. Uncovered electrical terminals in the headlight power circuit may short circuit to ground, causing a loss of headlights.
Consequence:
      A loss of headlights can reduce the driver's ability to see, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Gillig has notified owners, and dealers will install new back covers on the headlight buckets, free of charge. The recall began April 1, 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.