Loss of Headlights from Short Circuit - 2014-2019 Gillig Low Floor Buses

March 8, 2019

Loss of Headlights from Short Circuit

A loss of headlights can reduce the driver's ability to see, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V193

Manufacturer Gillig LLC

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 965

 

Summary

Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain 2014-2019 Low Floor buses. Uncovered electrical terminals in the headlight power circuit may short circuit to ground, causing a loss of headlights.

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Visibilty of Turn Signals/FMVSS 108 - 1997-2017 Gillig Low Floor Transit Buses

February 24, 2017

Visibilty of Turn Signals/FMVSS 108

The reduced visibility of the turn signals may increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V119

Manufacturer Gillig LLC

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 17,056

 

Summary

Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain model year 1997-2017 Low Floor transit buses. The front turn signals installed on standard profile (non-BRT) buses may not be sufficiently visible to other drivers or pedestrians. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

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68-0978 - Front Overhead Bunk Latch Board May Fall - 2019 Forest River Georgetown Motorhomes

March 8, 2019

Front Overhead Bunk Latch Board May Fall

If the bunk latch board falls while the vehicle is being driven, it can increase the risk of injury and crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V192

Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 17

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019 Georgetown motorhomes. The front overhead bunk latch board may be insufficiently secured and may fall while the vehicle is in motion.

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Federal Placard Incorrect Axle Rating Information - 2018-2019 Forest River Surveyor Recreational Trailers

March 8, 2019

Federal Placard Incorrect Axle Rating Information

The incorrect label may cause the trailer to be overloaded, possibly resulting in a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V191

Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 53

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Forest River Surveyor recreational trailers, models SVT201RBLE, SVT201RBLE-47 and SVT201RBS-47. The Federal Placard indicates that the vehicles have 3,500 lb. capacity axles, whereas the vehicles actually have 2,500 lb. capacity axles.

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Vehicle May Be Above Gross Vehicle Weight Rating - 2017-2018 Jeep Wrangler Badlands, Force Recon, Stryker, & Defcon

March 7, 2019

Vehicle May Be Above Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

The excessive weight can negatively impact the vehicle stability, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V190

Manufacturer Erwin Hymer Group dba American Fastbacks

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 156

 

Summary

Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. dba American Fastbacks (American Fastbacks) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Badlands, Force Recon, Stryker, and Defcon models of modified-Jeep Wrangler vehicles. These vehicles may be between 400 and 600 pounds above the allowable Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) due to the replacement parts that were installed on the vehicle which increased the overall weight.

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