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Recall data for: 2003 FORD F-450

NHTSA Campaign Number: 06V075000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-450

Year: 2003

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: FEDERAL COACH, LLC

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20001110

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20040107

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 12

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: FEDERAL COACH, LLC

Date Report Received By ODI: 20060316

Date Added To File: 20060316

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN VANS BUILT ON FORD E-450 AND GMC C-550 CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH SURE-LOK WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT SYSTEMS, THE SPROCKET TEETH OF THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY IS OUT OF ALIGNMENT.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WHEELCHAIR MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY SECURED POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES TO A WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE WHEELCHAIR SECUREMENT RETRACTORS AS NECESSARY. SURE-LOK IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SURE-LOK AT 1-908-231-1804 OR FEDERAL COACH AT 1-800-292-6210.