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2005 FORD E-SERIES Safety Recalls

  • Recall NHTS Number: 09V096000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 04-21-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 513
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "new england wheels, inc. is recalling 513 ricon wheelchair lifts which it installed on my 2005 through 2007 ford e-series commercial vans. 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:
    A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
    How to Fix:
    New england wheels 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 new england wheels at 1-800-886-9247.
    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: 09V050000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 02-28-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 43
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "mobility is recalling 43 my 2005-2006 ford e-series 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 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:
    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 mobility at 714-674-0480.
    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: 09V049000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 02-28-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 86
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "mobility is recalling 86 my 2005-2006 ford e-series and chevrolet express van 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:
    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 mobility at 714-674-0480.
    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: 09V009000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 01-30-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 8
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "american emergency vehicles is recalling 8 my 2005-2006 e-series 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. 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:
    American emergency vehicles 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 american emergency vehicles at 1-336-982-9824.
    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: 09V008000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 01-30-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 8
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "american emergency vehicles is recalling 8 my 2005-2006 e-series 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:
    American emergency vehicles 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 american emergency vehicles at 1-336-982-9824.
    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: 08V689000
    Recall Manufacturer Number:
    Recall Date: 01-05-2009
    Affected Vehicles: 513
    Component:
    Equipment adaptive
    Summary:
    "new england wheels is recalling 513 my 2005-2007 ford e-series vehicles 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:
    New england wheels 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 new england wheels at 1-800-886-9247.
    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 .