GULF STREAM GLADIATOR 2013: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : GULF STREAM Model : GLADIATOR Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-03-19 - 2013-01-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V066000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-05-23 Date Received by ODI: 2013-02-28 Date Added to Database: 2013-02-28
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 13-004
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 27
Summary:
      Spartan Motors Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Metro Star and Gladiator fire trucks manufactured from March 29, 2012, through January 30, 2013 and equipped with a Spartan advanced protection system "APS" supplied by Takata Protection Systems. The circuits on the control module of the APS may short and cause an inadvertent air bag deployment.
Consequence:
      An inadvertent air bag deployment could result in personal injury or increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Spartan Motors will notify owners, and dealers will install a new sub-wire harness on the control module of the APS, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2013. Owners may contact Spartan at 1-800-543-5008 - Option 4.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Spartan's recall campaign number is 13-004.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.