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Century MSM Recall, Ford Van with Wheelchair Lifts Recalled

CENTURY / MSM2800 2005
CENTURY / MSM3200 2005-2006
CENTURY / MSM3600 2006
FORD / VAN 2006
Manufacturer: CENTURY INDUSTRIES, LLC
Mfr's Report Date: JAN 05, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V027000
EQ08011NHTSA Action Number: EQ08011
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6
Summary: CENTURY IS RECALLING 6 Model Year 2005 and 2006 MSM3200, Model Year 2005 MSM2800, MSM3600 AND Model Year 2006 FORD VANS 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 ON 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: CENTURY IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS

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