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Recall data for: 2005 FORD E-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V306000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-350

Year: 2005

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: THE CUSTOMIZERS INC.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20070330

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20070825

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 6

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090629

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: THE CUSTOMIZERS INC.

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090729

Date Added To File: 20090729

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
CUSTOMIZERS IS RECALLING 6 VANS EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE LIFTS 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:
CUSTOMIZERS IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E095). OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-818-267-3000.