Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2007 FORD E-250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V303000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-250

Year: 2007

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: VAN PRODUCTS MOBILITY & COMMER

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090708

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: VAN PRODUCTS MOBILITY & COMMERCIAL

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090729

Date Added To File: 20090729

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
VAN PRODUCTS IS RECALLING 8 VANS EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THE LIFT FAILS 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:
VAN PRODUCTS IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E095). OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-818-267-3000.