Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2008 FORD F250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V025000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F250

Year: 2008

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: COMM TRANS SULLY CORPORATION

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 20050401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 20071030

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 111

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20090215

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: COMM TRANS SULLY CORPORATION

Date Report Received By ODI: 20090123

Date Added To File: 20090122

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404

Defect Summary:
COMM TRANS IS RECALLING 111 MY 2005-2008 FORD E250 AND 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:
COMM TRANS 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 COMM TRANS AT 901-726-9394.