Make : GULF STREAM Model : GLADIATOR Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2011-06-15 - 2014-01-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V513000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-09-29 Date Received by ODI: 2014-08-20 Date Added to Database: 2014-08-21
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14013
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 95
      Spartan Motors, Inc. "Spartan" is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Gladiator, and 2011 and 2013-2014 MetroStar emergency vehicles manufactured June 15, 2011, to January 14, 2014. The affected vehicles are equipped with a pressure governor or hand throttle supplied by Fire Research Corporation "FRC". Due to an issue with the software for the pressure governor or hand throttle, the affected vehicles may experience an engine surge.
      A surge in engine speed can cause increased water pressure at the end of a fire hose, increasing the risk of personal injury.
      Spartan will notify owners, and dealers will install a software update, free of charge. The recall began in September 2014. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-517-543-6400. Spartan's number for this recall is 14013.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
      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