Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2007 FORD E350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V675000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E350

Year: 2007

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: A WORK OF ART MFG.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20070125

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20071101

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090115

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: A WORK OF ART MFG.

Date Report Received By ODI: 20081218

Date Added To File: 20081218

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
A WORK OF ART IS RECALLING 3 MY 2007 E350 VANS BUILT ON FORD CHASSIS AND 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 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:
A WORK OF ART 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 A WORK OF ART AT 1-574-537-8187.