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2008 IC CESB Recall - Campaign #08V673000

 
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2008 IC CESB RECALL - #08V673000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

KINGMOR SUPPLY, INC., IS RECALLING 30 RICON WHEELCHAIR LIFTS WHICH IT INSTALLED ON CERTAIN MY 2005 THROUGH 2008 IC CESB SCHOOL BUSES. THESE VEHICLES FAIL 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.

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Vehicle 2008 IC CESB
Manufacturer KINGMOR SUPPLY, INC.
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 12/18/2008
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 5/14/2009
# Affected 30
Recalled for EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Description KINGMOR SUPPLY, INC., IS RECALLING 30 RICON WHEELCHAIR LIFTS WHICH IT INSTALLED ON CERTAIN MY 2005 THROUGH 2008 IC CESB SCHOOL BUSES. THESE VEHICLES FAIL 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.
Consequences THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY.
Corrective action KINGMOR SUPPLY 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 KINGMOR SUPPLY TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-782-4474.
Notes 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 .
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