GULF STREAM GLADIATOR 2013: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : GULF STREAM Model : GLADIATOR Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-08-07 - 2013-06-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V266000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-07-19 Date Received by ODI: 2013-06-26 Date Added to Database: 2013-06-27
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 70
Summary:
      Spartan Motors Chassis, Inc. "Spartan Chassis" is recalling certain model year 2013 Metro Star and Gladiator emergency vehicles manufactured August 7, 2012, through June 6, 2013. Due to electrical signal fluctuations, the circuits in the restraints control module may become damaged. If damaged, the airbag or seat belt pretensioner may inadvertently deploy.
Consequence:
      If the seatbelt pretensioner or the air bag inadvertently deploys while driving, it may result in personal injury or increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Spartan Chassis will notify owners, and dealers will add a suppression device to reduce electrical signal fluctuations, free of charge. The recall began on July 19, 2013. Owners may contact Spartan Chassis at 1-517-543-6400.
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.