Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2005 FORD E-250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V242000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-250

Year: 2005

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: HANDICAPPED DRIVER SERVICES, I

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050601

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20060706

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090714

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: HANDICAPPED DRIVER SERVICES, INC.

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090626

Date Added To File: 20090630

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 403

Defect Summary:
HANDICAPPED DRIVER SERVICES IS RECALLING 3 MODEL YEAR 2004 AND 2005 FORD E-250 RENTAL VANS BUILT ON FORD 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.T

Corrective Action:
HANDICAPPED DRIVER SERVICES 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 HANDICAPPED DRIVER SERVICES AT 1-770-422-9674.