US NHTSA Recalls: Gillig Hybrid & All-Electric Buses


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Sunday, July 12, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of twenty-one (21) 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-one (21) recalls the NHTSA announced this July 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 531 model year 2013-2020 Gillig Hybrid and All-Electric Low Floor Buses equipped with a steering system that uses a high-voltage electric motor and hydraulic pump assembly to provide power steering assist. marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Steering – Loss of Power Steering Assist

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V392000 reports the shaft coupling between the motor and pump may fail and cause a loss of hydraulic power steering assist.

According to the NHTSA, a loss of power steering assist may increase the risk of crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing result.

Gillig will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the motor-pump assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2020. Owners may contact Gillig Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-735-1500 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”). 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/.

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

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==> 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: 20V392000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13242-2020
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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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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