Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2005 FORD E-250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V102000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-250

Year: 2005

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: VAN CONVERSIONS OF LEHIGH VALL

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20071009

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 74

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090327

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: VAN CONVERSIONS OF LEHIGH VALLEY INC.

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090327

Date Added To File: 20090331

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
VAN CONVERSIONS IS RECALLING 74 MY 2004-2007 FORD E-150, E-250 E-350 AND MY 2006 GM SAVANNA 3500 VANS BUILT ON FORD AND GM CHASSIS AND 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:
VAN CONVERSIONS 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 VAN CONVERSIONS AT 610-837-0707.