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Recall data for: 2005 FORD E-250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V488000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-250

Year: 2005

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: QUALITY VAN SALES, INC.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20070131

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 18

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080917

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: QUALITY VAN SALES, INC.

Date Report Received By ODI: 20080922

Date Added To File: 20080925

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
QUALITY VAN SALES IS RECALLING 18 MY 2005-2007 FORD E-250, MY 2006 FORD E-350, AND CHEVROLET EXPRESS VANS EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 404, “PLATFORM LIFT INSTALLATIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLES.” THE THRESHOLD WARNING SYSTEM MAY NOT DETECT THE PRESENCE OF A WHEELCHAIR OR MOBILITY AID USER IN A CERTAIN SPOT WITHIN THE DEFINED THRESHOLD AREA.

Consequence Summary:
THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY.

Corrective Action:
QUALITY VAN SALES IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E095). OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-818-267-3000 OR QUALITY VAN SALES AT 1-800-408-8550.