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

Equipment Adaptive

Date Announced
JAN 15, 2009
Vehicles Affected
14
NHTSA Campaign #
09V015000
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.
Actions
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.
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