Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2007 FORD ECONOLINE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V662000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: ECONOLINE

Year: 2007

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: SUNSET VANS INC.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20071030

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 267

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090304

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: SUNSET VANS INC.

Date Report Received By ODI: 20081215

Date Added To File: 20081215

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
SUNSET VANS IS RECALLING 267 MY 2005-2007 ECONOLINE, G SERIES AND SPRINTER TRUCKS BUILT ON DODGE, FORD AND CHEVROLET 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 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:
SUNSET VANS 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 SUNSET VANS AT 1-888-280-8267.