Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2005 FORD E-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V325000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-350

Year: 2005

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: QUALITY VANS

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20071130

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 14

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090730

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: QUALITY VANS

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090803

Date Added To File: 20090812

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
QUALITY VANS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004 THROUGH 2008 VANS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN AUGUST 2005 AND NOVEMBER 2007, 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 VANS 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 VANS AT 1-480-464-7007.