1. 2010 Ford Transit Connect EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE NHTSA Campaign #12V169000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 17, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 34

    Summary: Main mobility is recalling certain conversion vans built on model year 2008-2010 Chevrolet express, 2009 GMC savana, and 2010 Ford Transit connect chassis, and fitted with certain braun wheelchair lifts. Over time and with frequent use, the roll stop latches on the wheelchair lift's outer barrier may become bent or misaligned.

    Consequence: A wheelchair occupant may defeat or ride over the insufficiently latched roll stop. If this occurs when the lift platform is in an elevated position, the wheelchair's occupant could fall and sustain injury.

    Actions: Main mobility is working with braun to notify owners, and braun dealers will repair the vehicles, free of charge. Main mobility has not provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact main mobility at 1-716-759-6811. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V169000 »

  2. 2010 Ford Transit Connect STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS NHTSA Campaign #10V316000

    • Date Announced: JULY 07, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 33,728

    Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2010 Transit connect vehicles manufactured from December 5, 2008 through May 31, 2010 for failing to meet the minimum requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 201, "occupant protection in interior impact." During vehicle testing the vehicle exceeded head injury criteria requirements set by the standard. The headliner retention pushpin located on the headliner above the B-pillar trim on both the left and right side of the vehicles needs to be replaced.

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, an occupant could be at an increased risk of injury.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on July 19, 2010. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company at 1-866-436-7332. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V316000 »