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

Equipment Adaptive

Date Announced
SEP 25, 2008
Vehicles Affected
8
NHTSA Campaign #
08V496000
Summary
La boit is recalling 8 MY 2006-2007 Ford E-450, GMC 5500, and workhorse specialty vehicles 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
La boit 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 la boit at 1-614-231-7640.
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