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2006 FORD E-350 Safety Recalls

  • Recall NHTS Number: 16V350000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 1.60E-19
    Recall Date: 06-29-2016
    Affected Vehicles: 2
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    New england wheels (new england) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 ford e-250, e-350, and 2015 ford transit vans equipped with certain model s2005, s2010, s5005, s5010, s5505, and s5510 wheelchair lifts by ricon. the platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack. additionally, the lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.
    Consequence:
    If the platform side plates crack or the platform mounting fails from out-of-position bearings, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. when the vehicle's doors are opened, the platform may fall onto the lift operator, increasing their risk of injury.
    How to Fix:
    New england will notify owners, and ricon dealers will inspect the link arms for damage or for displaced bearings. the platform will be inspected for cracks. any damaged parts will be replaced, free of charge. the recall began on june 29, 2016. owners may contact new england customer service at 1-800-886-9247. new england's number for this recall is 16e-020.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 15V779000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 1.50E-67
    Recall Date: 01-05-2016
    Affected Vehicles: 278
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    New england wheels is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 ford e-250, and e-350 cargo vans modified to be equipped with certain model s2005, s2010, s5005, s5010, s5505, and s5510 wheelchair lifts built by the ricon corporation. the affected lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.
    Consequence:
    If the bearings move out of position, the stowed platform may have excessive movement resulting in failure of the platform mounting. this failure could cause the wheel chair lift platform to fall out of the vehicle when the doors are opened, increasing the risk of injury for the lift operator.
    How to Fix:
    New england wheels will notify owners, and ricon dealers will inspect the link arms for damage or for displaced bearings. the platform will be inspected for cracks. any damaged parts will be replaced, free of charge. the recall began on january 5, 2016. owners may contact new england wheels customer service at 1-800-866-9247, or ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884. new england wheels' number for this recall is 15e-068. note: these vans and wheelchair lifts were subject to a similar recall in 2014. all vehicles that received that recall remedy are still affected by this recall as well.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 15V729000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 1.50E-67
    Recall Date: 12-15-2015
    Affected Vehicles: 667
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    Mobilityworks (wmk inc.) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 ford e-150, e-250, and e-350 vans modified by mobilityworks to be equipped with certain model s2005, s2010, s5005, s5010, s5505, and s5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by ricon corporation. the affected lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.
    Consequence:
    If the bearings move out of position, the stowed platform may have excessive movement resulting in failure of the platform mounting. this failure could cause the wheel chair lift platform to fall out of the vehicle when the doors are opened, increasing the risk of injury for the lift operator.
    How to Fix:
    Mobilityworks will notify owners, and ricon dealers will inspect the link arms for damage or for displaced bearings. the platform will be inspected for cracks. any damaged parts will be replaced, free of charge. the recall began on december 15, 2015. owners may contact mobilityworks customer service at 1-800-769-8267, or ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884. note: these vehicles and wheelchair lifts were subject to a similar recall in 2014. all vehicles that received that recall remedy are still affected by this recall as well.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 15V763000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 11-13-2015
    Affected Vehicles: 285
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    Mobility specialists, inc. (mobility specialists) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 ford e-250, and e-350 vehicles modified to be equipped with certain model s2005, s2010, s5005, s5010, s5505, and s5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by ricon corporation. the platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack. additionally, the affected lifts are equipped with folding link arms that may have pivot holes that are too big, allowing the bearings to move out of position.
    Consequence:
    If the platform side plates crack, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. when the doors are opened, the platform may fall out, increasing the risk of injury to the lift operator. additionally, if the bearings move out of position, the stowed platform may have excessive movement resulting in failure of the platform mounting. this failure could cause the wheel chair lift platform to fall out of the vehicle when the doors are opened, increasing the risk of injury for the lift operator.
    How to Fix:
    Mobility specialists will notify owners to take their vehicles to a ricon dealer or service center who will install supplemental platform support bumpers. any platform that has already started cracking will be replaced, free of charge. the recall began on november 13, 2015. owners may contact mobility specialists customer service at 1-877-777-5438, or ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 14V706000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 1.40E-40
    Recall Date: 01-13-2015
    Affected Vehicles: 34
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    Cummings mobility conversion & supply (cummings) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 ford e-150, e-250, e-350, chevrolet express, 2006-2008 dodge sprinter, and 2009-2014 mercedes-benz sprinter, and 2013 ford transit connect vehicles manufactured january 1, 2006, to october 8, 2014, equipped with certain model s2005, s2010, s5005, s5010, s5505, and s5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by ricon corporation after january 1, 2006. the platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack.
    Consequence:
    If the platform side plates crack, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. when the doors are opened, the platform may fall out, increasing the risk of injury to the lift operator.
    How to Fix:
    Cummings will notify owners to take buses to a ricon dealer or service center who will install supplemental platform support bumpers. any platform that has already started cracking will be replaced, free of charge. the recall began january 13, 2015. owners may contact cumming's customer service at 1-800-639-5438 or ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884. cumming's number for this recall is 14e-041.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 14V617000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 1.40E-40
    Recall Date: 11-17-2014
    Affected Vehicles: 286
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    New england wheels (new england) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 e-250, and e-350 vehicles modified by new england to be equipped with certain model s2005, s2010, s5005, s5010, s5505, and s5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by ricon corporation. the platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack.
    Consequence:
    If the platform side plates crack, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. when the doors are opened, the platform may fall out, increasing the risk of injury to the lift operator.
    How to Fix:
    New england will notify owners to take vehicles to a ricon dealer or service center who will install supplemental platform support bumpers. any platform that has already started cracking will be replaced, free of charge. the recall began on november 17, 2014. owners may contact new england customer service at 1-800-886-9247 or ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884. new england's number for this recall is 14e-041.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 14V595000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 10-01-2014
    Affected Vehicles: 437
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    Elkhart coach (elkhart) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 ford e-350 and ford e-450 vehicles manufactured january 1, 2006, to may 1, 2014 and equipped with certain model s2005, s2010, s5005, s5010, s5505, and s5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by ricon corporation. the platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack.
    Consequence:
    If the platform side plates crack, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. when the doors are opened, the platform may fall out, increasing the risk of injury to the lift operator.
    How to Fix:
    Elkhart will notify owners to take the vehicles to a ricon dealer or service center who will install supplemental platform support bumpers. any platform that has already started cracking will be replaced, free of charge. the recall began on october 1, 2014. owners may contact ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884. owners may also contact elkhart customer service at 1-574-264-5179. this recall has been superseded by campaign 15v-768.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 11E047000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 11S22
    Recall Date: 11-28-2011
    Affected Vehicles: 17
    Component:
    Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly
    Summary:
    Ford is recalling certain replacement fuel tanks that could be installed into model year 2004 through 2008 e-150, e-250, and e-350 vans and wagons. the affected fuel tanks have an extra obdii sensor hole on the top of the tank that may not be properly sealed and may leak fuel.
    Consequence:
    A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
    How to Fix:
    Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tanks free of charge. the safety recall began on november 28, 2011. owners may contact ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-800-232-5952.
    NHTS Notes:
    Ford's recall campaign number is 11s22.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 11V392000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-12-2011
    Affected Vehicles: 75
    Component:
    Suspension:rear
    Summary:
    Frontline is recalling certain model year 2006-2011 electronic news gathering (eng) vehicles built on a ford e-350 chassis with an aftermarket rear anti-sway bar and manufactured from october 31, 2006, through july 12, 2011. these vehicles may be susceptible to rear hydraulic brake line damage. the rear anti-sway bar frame mounting bolt threads may come in contact with the steel hydraulic brake line. if metal-to-metal abrasion occurs, the brake line may eventually rupture and cause a loss of hydraulic service brake pressure.
    Consequence:
    If a loss of service brake pressure occurs, the driver may not be able to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash
    How to Fix:
    Frontline will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. repairs will be performed by local ford dealers and frontline authorized service facilities. the manufacturer began contacting owners by telephone on july 12, 2011. owners may contact frontline communications at 1-727-573-0400.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 11V392000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-12-2011
    Affected Vehicles: 75
    Component:
    Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
    Summary:
    Frontline is recalling certain model year 2006-2011 electronic news gathering (eng) vehicles built on a ford e-350 chassis with an aftermarket rear anti-sway bar and manufactured from october 31, 2006, through july 12, 2011. these vehicles may be susceptible to rear hydraulic brake line damage. the rear anti-sway bar frame mounting bolt threads may come in contact with the steel hydraulic brake line. if metal-to-metal abrasion occurs, the brake line may eventually rupture and cause a loss of hydraulic service brake pressure.
    Consequence:
    If a loss of service brake pressure occurs, the driver may not be able to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash
    How to Fix:
    Frontline will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. repairs will be performed by local ford dealers and frontline authorized service facilities. the manufacturer began contacting owners by telephone on july 12, 2011. owners may contact frontline communications at 1-727-573-0400.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 11V131000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 03-17-2011
    Affected Vehicles: 185
    Component:
    Equipment:air conditioner
    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:
    If sufficient arcing occurs, the fuse holder may melt, and may be accompanied by flame, smoke and potential fire.
    How to Fix:
    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).
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V434000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 12-31-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 53
    Component:
    Equipment:air conditioner
    Summary:
    E-n-g mobile system is recalling certain model year 2008 chevrolet w5500, model year 2007-2009 dodge 3500, model year 2009 mighty mover, model year 2006-2009 ford e-250, e-350 and e-450, model year 2008-2009 gmc w4500, model year 2007 international 4300, model year 2009 toyota land cruiser vehicles equipped with carrier airv ceiling units, model nos. 68rv0010ba, 68rv0012ca, and 68rv0010ea. the heater element in these assemblies may be defective which could cause the unit to create smoke or sparks.
    Consequence:
    This defect could result in a fire.
    How to Fix:
    E-n-g mobile system will notify owners and the vehicles will be repaired by carrier free of charge. please see carrier's defect report 09e-053. the safety recall is expected to begin during december 2009. owners may contact carrier at 1-877-584-7059 or e-n-g mobile system at 1-925-798-4060.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V326000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-30-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 8
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "quality vans is recalling certain model year 2004 through 2006 vans 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 anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift."
    Consequence:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Quality vans is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or quality vans at 1-480-464-7007.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V325000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-30-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 14
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "quality vans is recalling certain model year 2004 through 2008 vans manufactured between august 2005 and november 2007, 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Quality 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 quality vans at 1-480-464-7007.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V330000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-21-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 2
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "personalized vans and trucks is recalling certain vans equipped with platform style wheelchair lifts manufactured by ricon corporation. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift system accessible for motor vehicles,"" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Personalized vans and trucks is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon corporation at 1-818-267-3000.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V329000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 07-21-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 2
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "personalized vans and trucks is recalling certain vans equipped with platform style wheelchair lifts manufactured by ricon corporation. 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Personalized vans and trucks is working with ricon corporation to correct the wheelchair lift free of charge (please see 07e095). owners may contact ricon corporation at 1-818-267-3000.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V100000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 03-27-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 52
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "van conversions is recalling 52 my 2004-2007 ford e-150, e-250 e-350 and my 2006 gm savanna 3500 vans built on ford and gm chassis and equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift system accessible for motor vehicles,"" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Van conversions is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or van conversions at 610-837-0707.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V102000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 03-27-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 74
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "van conversions is recalling 74 my 2004-2007 ford e-150, e-250 e-350 and my 2006 gm savanna 3500 vans built on ford and gm 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Van conversions 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 van conversions at 610-837-0707.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V014000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 01-30-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 19
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "oneness mobility is recalling 19 my 1998, and 2005-2006 e-350 vans built on ford chassis and equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift system accessible for motor vehicles."" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Oneness mobility is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or oneness mobility at 1-818-267-3000.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V013000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 01-30-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 2
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "oneness mobility is recalling 2 my 2006 e-350 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Oneness mobility 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 oneness mobility at 1-818-267-3000.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V016000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 01-26-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 14
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "leader industries is recalling 14 my 2005-2006 vans built on ford chassis and equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift system accessible for motor vehicles."" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Leader industries is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or leader industries leader industries at 626-575-0880.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V054000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 01-20-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 814
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "starcraft is recalling 814 my 2005-2007 ford e-350 starlite, ford e-350/e-450 allstar, and gm 3500 allstar trucks built on ford and gm chassis and equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift system accessible for motor vehicles."" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Starcraft is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or starcraft at 574-642-3112.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V015000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 01-16-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 14
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "leader industries is recalling 14 my 2005-2006 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Leader industries 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 leader industries at 626-575-0880.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V676000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 12-23-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 50
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "colonial is recalling 50 my 2006-2008 ford e350, e450, and chevrolet g-van cutaway chassis vehicles and equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift systems for motor vehicles."" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Colonial is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or colonial at 1-301-698-5100.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V677000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 12-23-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 50
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "colonial is recalling 50 my 2006-2008 ford e350, e450, and chevrolet g-van cutaway chassis vehicles 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Colonial 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 colonial at 1-301-698-5100.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V568000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 11-21-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 42
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "cummings is recalling 42 my 2006-2008 ford e150, e350, chevrolet express, my 2006 ford e250, gmc savanna, dodge sprinter conversion vans, and my 2007 newmar dutchstar motor homes equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these buses fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 404, ""platform lift installation 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Cummings 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 cummings at 1-763-498-7887.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V569000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 11-21-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 42
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "cummings is recalling 42 my 2006-2008 ford e150, e350, chevrolet express, my 2006 ford e250, gmc savanna, dodge sprinter conversion vans, and my 2007 newmar dutchstar motor homes equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift systems for motor vehicles."" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Cummings is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or cummings at 1-763-498-7887.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V536000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 10-28-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 890
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "accubuilt is recalling 890 my 2006-2008 ford e150, e250, and e350 cargo vans equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these buses fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 404, ""platform lift installation 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Accubuilt is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e095). the recall is expected to begin on or about october 6, 2008. owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or accubuilt at 1-800-837-8624.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V537000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 10-28-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 890
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "accubuilt is recalling 890 my 2006-2008 ford e150, e250, and e350 cargo vans equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift systems for motor vehicles."" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Accubuilt is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or accubuilt at 1-800-837-8624.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V518000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 10-18-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 224
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "mobilityworks is recalling 224 my 2007-2008 ford e150, my 2006-2008 e250, my 2004-2007 e350, my 2006 e450, my 2005-2007 chevrolet 2500, my 2007 chevrolet 1500, and my 2006 dodge 2500 vans 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Mobilityworks 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 mobility works at 1-800-769-8267.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V519000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 10-16-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 133
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "mobilityworks is recalling 133 my 2005-2006 ford e250, my 2000, 2004-2006 e350, my 2000, 2005 e450, my 2005-2006 gmc 2500, gmc 3500, and my 2006 dodge 2500 vans equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift systems for motor vehicles."" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Mobilityworks is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or mobilityworks at 1-800-769-8267.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V488000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 09-17-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 18
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "quality van sales is recalling 18 my 2005-2007 ford e-250, my 2006 ford e-350, and chevrolet express vans 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Quality van sales 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 quality van sales at 1-800-408-8550.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V489000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 09-17-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 18
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "quality van sales is recalling 18 my 2005-2007 ford e-250, my 2006 ford e-350 and chevrolet express vans equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift systems for motor vehicles."" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Quality van sales 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 quality van sales at 1-800-408-8550.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V653000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 06-23-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 1
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "willard's is recalling 1 my 2006 ford econoline e350 equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. this vehicle fails 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:
    The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Willard's 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 willard's at 1-406-259-1472.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V654000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 06-23-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 1
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "willard's is recalling 1 my 2006 ford econoline e350 equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. these lifts fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, ""platform lift system accessible for motor vehicles."" the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift. "
    Consequence:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    Willard's is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or willard's at 1-406-259-1472.
    NHTS Notes:
    Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
  • Recall NHTS Number: 08V057000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 08S02
    Recall Date: 03-03-2008
    Affected Vehicles: 57,199
    Component:
    Fuel system, gasoline:fuel injection system:fuel rail
    Summary:
    Ford is recalling 57,199 my 2006-2007 e-150, e-250, e-350, and my 2007 expedition and lincoln navigator vehicles equipped with 5.4l engines. the fuel rail cross-over hose may contain weak areas. as a result, the hose may crack, which could cause a fuel odor and/or fuel leak.
    Consequence:
    Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
    How to Fix:
    Dealers will replace the fuel rail assembly. the recall began on march 3, 2008. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673.
    NHTS Notes:
    Ford recall no. 08s02.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 06E056000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 08-04-2006
    Affected Vehicles: 58,640
    Component:
    Fuel system, gasoline
    Summary:
    Certain aftermarket fuel filters sold under the purolator brand name, p/n f65277, shipped from january 16 through june 2, 2006, for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. due to incorrect design, the quick connectors may not fully seat with the tube interface, even though the person making the connection may believe that the quick connector is fully attached.
    Consequence:
    Failure of this connection could lead to fuel spillage and, in the presence of an ignition source, a fire could occur.
    How to Fix:
    Ufi will notify owners and replace the filters free of charge. the recall began on august 4, 2006. owners may contact ufi filters usa at 800-230-5876.
    NHTS Notes:
    This recall only pertains to ufi filters usa (purolator) aftermarket fuel filters and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 05V520000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 05S40
    Recall Date: 11-22-2005
    Affected Vehicles: 199,942
    Component:
    Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor
    Summary:
    On certain trucks, passenger cars and sport utility vehicles, the windshield wiper motor may have been produced without grease being applied to the output shaft gear.
    Consequence:
    After a period of continuous use on the high speed setting, lack of grease on the output shaft gear may cause the gear to distort or fracture during operation resulting in a loss of wiper function. inoperative wipers under inclement weather conditions could cause a crash due to impaired visibility.
    How to Fix:
    Dealers will inspect the wiper motor for the presence of grease and grease the wiper motor gears if necessary. the recall began on november 22, 2005. owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673 or lincoln/mercury at 1-800-521-4140.
    NHTS Notes:
    Ford recall no. 05s40. customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 13V261000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 11-30--0001
    Affected Vehicles: 37
    Component:
    Equipment
    Summary:
    Mobility works is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 ford e-150, e-250 and e-350 vehicles manufactured august 2006 through august 2012. the vehicles are equipped with certain ricon s series and k series wheelchair lifts with an optional armored pendant cable. the armored cable may be positioned such that it does not clear the wheelchair lift.
    Consequence:
    If the cable does not clear the wheel chair lift it may contact the power lug and, if it does not have a nonconductive cover, or it has an improperly installed non-conductive cover, a short circuit may occur that could result in a fire.
    How to Fix:
    Mobility works will notify owners and ricon will provide a supplemental cover kit and instructions, free of charge. this recall campaign is expected to begin july 15, 2013. owners may contact mobility works at 1-877-275-4912 and ricon at 1-818-267-3000.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.