Ball Stud Improperly Torqued - 2016-2018 Gillig Low Floor Buses

January 28, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V059000

Ball Stud Improperly Torqued

If the ball stud is insufficiently tightened, the ball stud may wear, resulting in reduced handling and stability, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V059

Manufacturer Gillig LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,659

 

Summary

Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Low Floor buses. The ball stud of the steering system draglink may not have been properly tightened.

 

Remedy

Gillig will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the ball stud tightness, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began March 20, 2019. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-510-264-5073 or 1-800-735-1500.

 

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.


3 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
GILLIG LOW FLOOR 2016-2018

4 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V059-2534.pdf 245.547KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recall 573 Report- Amendment 2

RCLRPT-19V059-4822.PDF 215.633KB

Download (PDF, 211KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V059-9363.PDF 214.074KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2019-1

RCLQRT-19V059-8686.PDF 211.11KB

Download (PDF, 206KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V059&docType=RCL


 

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