Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2005 FORD E-250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V249000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-250

Year: 2005

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: J’S MOBILITY UNLIMITED, INC.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090731

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: J’S MOBILITY UNLIMITED, INC.

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090701

Date Added To File: 20090706

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 403

Defect Summary:
J’S MOBILITY UNLIMITED, INC., IS RECALLING ONE MODEL YEAR 2005 FORD E-250 VAN EQUIPPED WITH A RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFT. THIS VEHICLE FAILS 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:
J’S MOBILITY UNLIMITED 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 J’S MOBILITY UNLIMITED AT 1-601-939-2112.