Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2006 FORD E350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V653000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E350

Year: 2006

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: WILLARD’S GARAGE & RHINO LININ

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20080623

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: WILLARD’S GARAGE & RHINO LINING OF BILLI

Date Report Received By ODI: 20081210

Date Added To File: 20081210

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
WILLARD’S IS RECALLING 1 MY 2006 FORD ECONOLINE E350 EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. 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:
WILLARD’S 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 WILLARD’S AT 1-406-259-1472.