US CARGO PHANTOM 2001: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : US CARGO Model : PHANTOM Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2001-01-01 - 2009-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V359000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-09-23 Date Received by ODI: 2009-09-16 Date Added to Database: 2009-09-16
Manufacturers Involved: Gillig LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1990
Summary:
      GILLIG IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001 THROUGH 2009 PHANTOM TRANSIT BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2001 THROUGH AUGUST 2009 EQUIPPED WITH LIFT-U WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THE LIFTS ARE EQUIPPED WITH A LOGIC BOARD ASSEMBLY FOR THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT CONTROL BOX, P/NOS. 373-0226 AND 373-0265. THE OUTBOARD RAMP BARRIER COULD FOLD IN TOWARD A LIFT PASSENGER POSSIBLY PINCHING THE PASSENGER'S FEET.
Consequence:
      THE LIFT PASSENGER COULD BE SERIOUSLY INJURED.
Remedy:
      GILLIG WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE REPAIRS WILL BE MADE BY LIFT-U FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LIFT-U AT 1-209-838-2400 OR GILLIG SERVICE AT 1-800-735-1500.
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'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .