Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2007 FORD E-250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V329000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-250

Year: 2007

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: PERSONALIZED VANS AND TRUCKS

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20060708

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20060816

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090721

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: PERSONALIZED VANS AND TRUCKS

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090818

Date Added To File: 20090818

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
PERSONALIZED VANS AND TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN VANS EQUIPPED WITH PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS MANUFACTURED BY RICON CORPORATION. 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:
PERSONALIZED VANS AND TRUCKS IS WORKING WITH RICON CORPORATION TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E095). OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON CORPORATION AT 1-818-267-3000.