2018 GILLIG LOW FLOOR - PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Gillig LLC (Gillig) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Gillig Low Floor transit buses equipped with disk brakes. The spring cage bolts on the air brakes may not be sufficiently tightened, reducing the effectiveness of the parking brake.
HazardLoose cage bolts may result in the bus rolling away when in the park position or a loss of braking ability if the service brake air pressure is lost while moving. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionGillig will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the spring cage bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 30, 2018. Owners may contact Gillig customer service at 1-510-264-5073 or 1-800-735-1500.