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

Equipment Adaptive

Date Announced
JUL 29, 2009
Vehicles Affected
8
NHTSA Campaign #
09V303000
Summary
Van products is recalling 8 vans equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. The lift fails 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.
Actions
Van products is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lift free of charge (please see 07E095). Owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000.
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