GULF STREAM GLADIATOR 2020: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : GULF STREAM Model : GLADIATOR Year : 2020
Build Dates : 2014-10-21 - 2019-06-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V523000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-08-20 Date Received by ODI: 2019-07-12 Date Added to Database: 2019-07-15
Manufacturers Involved: Shyft Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 19015
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 234
Summary:
      Spartan Motors USA "Spartan" is recalling certain 2014-2020 Emergency Response Gladiator and MetroStar vehicles equipped with an independent front suspension and Koni shocks. The front shocks may separate from their upper mount on the front suspension. The loose shock may contact and damage the steering gear housing, possibly causing a steering fluid leak and a loss of power steering assist.
Consequence:
      A loss of power steering assist increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Spartan will notify owners, and dealers will install new shock bolts, and shims if necessary, free of charge. The recall began August 20, 2019. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-5008. Spartan's number for this recall is 19015.
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.