FEDERAL COACH CROSS COUNTRY 2007: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Make : FEDERAL COACH Model : CROSS COUNTRY Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2005-04-01 - 2007-10-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V499000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-10-09 Date Received by ODI: 2008-09-25 Date Added to Database: 2008-09-30
Manufacturers Involved: Federal Coach, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5
Summary:
      FEDERAL COACH IS RECALLING 5 MY 2006 FORD 158G, FORD 202G, AND MY 2006-2007 GMC 232 TRANSIT AND SHUTTLE BUSES EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 404, "PLATFORM LIFT INSTALLATIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLES." THE THRESHOLD WARNING SYSTEM MAY NOT DETECT THE PRESENCE OF A WHEELCHAIR OR MOBILITY AID USER IN A CERTAIN SPOT WITHIN THE DEFINED THRESHOLD AREA.
Consequence:
      THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY.
Remedy:
      FEDERAL COACH IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS FREE OF CHARGE "PLEASE SEE 07E095". OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-818-267-3000 OR FEDERAL COACH AT 1-479-646-6800.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 404
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.