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NHTSA Recall 12V440000


Vehicles:  Ford E-150, Ford E-250, Ford E-350
Topics:  Braun, New England Wheels

NHTSA Recall 12V440000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	12V440000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     NEW ENGLAND WHEELS / FORD E-150 	    	2006-2010
     NEW ENGLAND WHEELS / FORD E-250 	    	2006-2010
     NEW ENGLAND WHEELS / FORD E-350 	    	2006-2010
Manufacturer: NEW ENGLAND WHEELS 	Mfr's Report Date: SEP 10, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V440000 	NHTSA Action Number: EQ12005
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 435
Summary:
New England Wheels, Inc., (New England Wheels) is recalling certain model year 2006-2010 Ford E-150, E-250, and E-350 vehicles equipped with Braun Century-2 and/or Vista-2 wheelchair lifts. Over time and with frequent use, the roll stop latches on the 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.
Remedy:
New England Wheels will notify owners, and the repairs will be performed by authorized Braun dealers free of charge. Owners may contact New England Wheels, Inc., at 1-978-663-9724.
Notes:
Owners 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 www.safercar.gov. 


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