INTERNATIONAL BUS 1998: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : BUS Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1998-04-01 - 1999-04-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V242005
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2000-04-21 Date Added to Database: 2000-05-03
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 672
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 40' STANDARD FLOOR TRANSIT BUSES. FAILURE OF A SOFT SEAT CHECK VALVE IN WHEELCHAIR LIFTS PROVIDED BY LIFT-U, MAY ALLOW THE FRONT AND REAR PLATFORM BARRIERS TO RETURN TO A HORIZONTAL POSITION FROM THE VERTICAL POSITION THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO BE LOCKED IN.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD ALLOW A MOBILITY AID TO ROLL OFF OF THE LIFT PLATFORM INJURING ITS OCCUPANT. LIFT-U WILL REPLACE THE SOFT SEAT CHECK VALVES.
Remedy:
      LIFT-U WILL REPLACE THE SOFT SEAT CHECK VALVES.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION IS BEING HANDLED BY LIFT-U. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT LIFT-U AT 1-209-838-2400 OR GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.