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Recalls - 1993 GILLIG PHANTOM

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Recall Number

07V057000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH LIFT-U WHEELCHAIR LIFTS, IT IS POSSIBLE FOR A PERSON TO WEDGE THEIR FEET UNDER THE SOLID BAR BARRIER LINKAGE.

Defect Consequence

WHILE SITTING IN A WHEEL CHAIR, A PERSON WITH NO SHOES WHO DOES NOT HAVE CONTROL OF THEIR FEET COULD TWIST THEIR FEET AND GET THEM FORCED UNDER THE LINKAGE WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

OWNERS WILL RECEIVE A FREE REPAIR KIT ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LIFT-U AT 209-838-2400 OR GILLIG AT 204-934-4876.

Notes

CUSTOMERS 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.


Component Description

UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Recall Number

94V224000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE SHOULDER HARNESS ANCHOR FASTENERS USED ON THESE BUSES FOR WHEEL CHAIR POSITIONS WERE INSTALLED WITH INCORRECT HARDWARE. THE ANCHOR FASTENERS DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES."

Defect Consequence

WHEEL CHAIR OCCUPANTS USING THEIR RESTRAINTS ARE SUBJECT TO INCREASED RISK OF INJURY IN A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

NEW CORRECTIVE PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE SENT TO THE CUSTOMERS INVOLVED. GILLIG DEALERS WILL ALSO REPAIR CERTAIN CUSTOMER'S VEHICLES.

Notes

FMVSS 210. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRANSIT BUSES. NOTE: IF THE CORRECTIVE PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS DO NOT ARRIVE OR THE PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS DO NOT CORRECT THE NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT GILLIG AT 1-510-785-1500. IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT GILLIG AT THE NUMBER ABOVE. ALSO, PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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