The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.T

Equipment Adaptive

Summary
Handicapped driver services is recalling 3 model year 2004 and 2005 Ford E-250 rental 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 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.
Actions
Handicapped driver services 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 handicapped driver services at 1-770-422-9674.
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Date Announced
JUN 26, 2009
Vehicles Affected
3
NHTSA Campaign #
09V242000
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