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Chevrolet Express Van Recall, GMC Savannah Recall

2005 CHEVROLET EXPRESS VAN
2007 GMC SAVANNAH

Manufacturer: THE CUSTOMIZERS INC.
Mfr's Report Date: JUN 26, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V307000
EQ08011NHTSA Action Number: EQ08011

Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3

Summary: CUSTOMIZERS IS RECALLING 3 VANS EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE LIFTS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 403, "PLATFORM LIFT SYSTEM ACCESSIBLE FOR MOTOR VEHICLES,¿ THE ANTI-STOW INTERLOCK MAY NOT DETECT THE PRESENCE OF A WHEELCHAIR OR MOBILITY AID USER. THE PRESSURE SENSING SWITCH THAT DETECTS THE PRESENCE OF WEIGHT ON THE PLATFORM WAS NOT ADJUSTED TO THE NECESSARY SENSITIVITY LEVEL. THE LIFT COULD STOW EVEN THOUGH SOMEONE OR SOMETHING IS STILL ON THE LIFT.

Consequence: A LIFT OCCUPANT CAN BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT BEGIN TO STOW UNINTENTIONALLY.

Remedy: CUSTOMIZERS IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS.

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