Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2008 FORD E-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 11V131000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E-350

Year: 2008

Component:
EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Manufacturers Involved: BRAUN CORPORATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050427

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20100729

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 185

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20110317

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Braun Corporation

Date Report Received By ODI: 20110224

Date Added To File: 20110301

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
BRAUN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005 THROUGH 2011 PARATRANSIT VANS BUILT ON FORD E-350 CHASSIS FROM APRIL 27, 2005, THROUGH JULY 29, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH CARRIER GENV EM-1 EVAPORATOR UNITS (EM-1) MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 1, 2006 THROUGH DECEMBER 2010, CONTAINING A DELPHI PACK-CON III FUSE HOLDER IN AN ALLIED MOTION MOTOR ASSEMBLY; EM-1 UNIT PART NUMBERS 77-62112-XX AND 77-62512-XX, STARTING WITH SERIAL NUMBER KNT90890232 TO SERIAL NUMBER NNE91230058. DUE TO TIME, TEMPERATURE, AND/OR VIBRATION, THE FUSE MAY LOOSEN IN THE FUSE HOLDER RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE AND ARCING.

Consequence Summary:
IF SUFFICIENT ARCING OCCURS, THE FUSE HOLDER MAY MELT, AND MAY BE ACCOMPANIED BY FLAME, SMOKE AND POTENTIAL FIRE.

Corrective Action:
BRAUN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO CONTACT EITHER CARRIER OR A BRAUN DEALER TO OBTAIN THE FREE REMEDY. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 17, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CARRIER AT 1-800-793-4741 OR BRAUN AT 1-800-THE-LIFT (1-800-843-5438).