Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2005 FORD E-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V015000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-350

Year: 2005

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: LEADER INDUSTRIES

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20060906

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 14

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090116

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: LEADER INDUSTRIES

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090115

Date Added To File: 20090115

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
LEADER INDUSTRIES IS RECALLING 14 MY 2005-2006 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 ON 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:
LEADER INDUSTRIES 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 LEADER INDUSTRIES AT 626-575-0880.