BRAUN NL 9999: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : BRAUN Model : NL Year : NO YEAR
Build Dates : 2005-07-06 - 2006-07-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06E094000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-11-17 Date Received by ODI: 2006-11-07 Date Added to Database: 2006-11-07
Manufacturers Involved: Braun Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12940
Summary:
      CERTAIN BRAUN WHEELCHAIR LIFTS, MODELS NL, NCL, NVL, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JULY 6, 2005, AND JULY 19, 2006. THE THRESHOLD WARNING SYSTEMS OF THE SUBJECT MODEL WHEELCHAIR LIFTS DO NOT CONFORM TO THE THRESHOLD WARNING SIGNAL REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 403, PLATFORM LIFT SYSTEMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES.
Consequence:
      SHOULD THE THRESHOLD WARNING SYSTEM FAIL TO OPERATE, THE LIFT USER CAN FALL FROM THE VEHICLE AND BE SERIOUSLY INJURED.
Remedy:
      BRAUN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE LIFTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 17, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT BRAUN PRODUCT SUPPORT AT 1-800-946-7513.
Report Initiator: OVSC E Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 403
Notes:
      THE MANUFACTURER'S PETITION WHICH REQUESTED THAT NHTSA DETERMINE THIS FMVSS NONCOMPLIANCE DOES NOT CREATE AN UNREASONABLE RISK TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY WAS DENIED ON AUGUST 10, 2007. THEREFORE, THIS MANUFACTURER IS OBLIGATED TO CONDUCT AN OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY CAMPAIGN.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.