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

Equipment Adaptive

Date Announced
SEP 22, 2008
Vehicles Affected
18
NHTSA Campaign #
08V488000
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.
Actions
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.
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