US NHTSA Recalls: Gillig Low Floor Transit Buses


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Saturday, May 16, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of twenty eight (28) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the twenty eight (28) recalls the NHTSA announced this May comes news of the following:

Logo - Gillig LLCGillig LLC (“Gillig”), a Livermore, California establishment and a subsidiary of Henry Crown & Company of Wheeling, Illinois, has recalled an estimated 275 model year 2018-2020 Low Floor Transit Buses powered by compressed natural gas (“CNG”) marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Fuel System, Other – Pressure Relief Devices May Not Vent/FMVSS 304

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V239000 reports the thermally activated Pressure Relief Device (“PRD”) installed on the CNG fuel system may not vent the properly system when exposed to heat, potentially resulting in the system rupturing.

According to the NHTSA, if the fuel system ruptures from exposure to heat, there may be an increased risk of fire, explosion, crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing occurrence.

Gillig will work with Agility to notify registered customers and replace the PRDs, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Agility Customer Service toll-free at 1-949-267-7745 or Gillig Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-735-1500. No manufacturer’s designation was listed for this recall at press time.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Gillig LLC, please search for “Gillig” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Agility, please search for “Agility” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V239000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13031-2020
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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