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2009 IC BESB Recall - Campaign #08V436000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2009 IC BESB RECALL - #08V436000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

NAVISTAR IS RECALLING 1,889 IC SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 4, 2005 THROUGH NOVEMBER 15, 2007, EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE LIFTS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 403, "PLATFORM LIFT SYSTEMS FOR 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.

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Vehicle 2009 IC BESB
Manufacturer NAVISTAR, INC
Manufactured between 5/5/2005 - 11/15/2007
Recalled on 8/27/2008
Influenced by NAVISTAR, INC
Owners Notified on 10/1/2008
# Affected 1,889
Recalled for EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Description NAVISTAR IS RECALLING 1,889 IC SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 4, 2005 THROUGH NOVEMBER 15, 2007, EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE LIFTS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 403, "PLATFORM LIFT SYSTEMS FOR 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.
Consequences THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY.
Corrective action NAVISTAR IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E095). THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 1, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-818-267-3000 OR NAVISTAR AT 1-260-461-1890.
Notes NAVISTAR'S RECALL NO. 08508.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.
See also 2009 IC BESB Recall for EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
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