2008 Ford E-450 Recall | New York Bus Sales Is Recalling 1 Ricon Wheelchair Lift Which It

2008 Ford E-450 Equipment Adaptive Recall | Dec 05, 2008

New York Bus Sales Is Recalling 1 Ricon Wheelchair Lift Which It Installed On A Ford School Bus, Model E450. The Vehicle Fails To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 404, “platform Lift Installations In Motor Vehicles.” The Anti-stow Interlock May Not Detect The Presence Of A Wheelchair Or Mobility Aid User. The Pressure Sensing Switch That Detects The Presence Of Weight On The Platform Was Not Adjusted To The Necessary Sensitivity Level. The Lift Could Stow Even Though Someone Or Something Is Still On The Lift.

The User Of The Lift Could Be Injured Should The Lift Move Unintentionally.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: New York Bus Sales Is Working With Ricon To Correct The Wheelchair Lifts Free Of Charge (please See 07e097). Owners May Contact Ricon At 1-818-267-3000 Or New York Bus Sales At 1-315-687-3969.

Customers May Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), Or Go To Http://www.safercar.gov.

This recall was issued on Dec 05, 2008 for 2008 Ford E-450, manufactured by NEW YORK BUS SALES, LLC, in response to Equipment Adaptive problems.

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