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2009 IC BESB Recall - Campaign #08V438000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2009 IC BESB RECALL - #08V438000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

NAVISTAR IS RECALLING 1,607 MY 2007 THROUGH 2009 IC BESB, CESB, FESB, AND RESB SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 4, 2006 THROUGH NOVEMBER 15, 2007, EQUIPPED WITH RICON S OR K SERIES WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. 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 WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 403, "PLATFORM LIFT SYSTEMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES."

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Vehicle 2009 IC BESB
Manufacturer NAVISTAR, INC
Manufactured between 1/4/2006 - 11/15/2007
Recalled on 8/27/2008
Influenced by NAVISTAR, INC
Owners Notified on 10/10/2008
# Affected 1,607
Recalled for EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Description NAVISTAR IS RECALLING 1,607 MY 2007 THROUGH 2009 IC BESB, CESB, FESB, AND RESB SCHOOL BUSES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 4, 2006 THROUGH NOVEMBER 15, 2007, EQUIPPED WITH RICON S OR K SERIES WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. 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 WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 403, "PLATFORM LIFT SYSTEMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES."
Consequences A LIFT OCCUPANT CAN BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT BEGIN TO STOW UNINTENTIONALLY.
Corrective action NAVISTAR IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS (PLEASE SEE 07E097). OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-800-322-2884 OR NAVISTAR AT 1-260-461-1890.
Notes NAVISTAR'S RECALL NO. 08509.CUSTOMERS MAY 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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