BRAUN BRAUNABILITY MXV 2018: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : BRAUN Model : BRAUNABILITY MXV Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-12-11 - 2019-06-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V546000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-08-07 Date Received by ODI: 2019-07-24 Date Added to Database: 2019-07-24
Manufacturers Involved: Braun Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 256
Summary:
      Braun Corporation "Braun" is recalling certain 2016-2019 Ford Explorer BraunAbility MXV wheelchair accessible conversion vehicles. The switch-activated electric solenoid used to release the rear seat base latches from the floor-mounted strikers may unintentionally switch and stay on. In this case, the wires may overheat, causing the wiring insulation to melt, possibly resulting in an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
      An electrical short circuit increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Braun has notified owners, and dealers will add timer components to the solenoid circuits, free of charge. The recall began August 7, 2019. Owners may contact Braun customer service at 1-800-488-0359.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.