Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 2010 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V169000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: TRANSIT CONNECT

Year: 2010

Component:
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Manufacturers Involved: MAIN MOBILITY, INC.

Begin Date Of Manufacturing:

End Date Of Manufacturing:

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 34

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120418

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: MAIN MOBILITY, INC.

Date Report Received By ODI: 20120417

Date Added To File: 20120417

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
MAIN MOBILITY IS RECALLING CERTAIN CONVERSION VANS BUILT ON MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 CHEVROLET EXPRESS, 2009 GMC SAVANA, AND 2010 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT CHASSIS, AND FITTED WITH CERTAIN BRAUN WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. OVER TIME AND WITH FREQUENT USE, THE ROLL STOP LATCHES ON THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT¿S OUTER BARRIER MAY BECOME BENT OR MISALIGNED.

Consequence Summary:
A WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT MAY DEFEAT OR RIDE OVER THE INSUFFICIENTLY LATCHED ROLL STOP. IF THIS OCCURS WHEN THE LIFT PLATFORM IS IN AN ELEVATED POSITION, THE WHEELCHAIR¿S OCCUPANT COULD FALL AND SUSTAIN INJURY.

Corrective Action:
MAIN MOBILITY IS WORKING WITH BRAUN TO NOTIFY OWNERS, AND BRAUN DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES, FREE OF CHARGE. MAIN MOBILITY HAS NOT PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MAIN MOBILITY AT 1-716-759-6811.