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Accubuilt VAN Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on VAN vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2006-05-22 due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Since 2002, VAN's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the seats. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Accubuilt Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Accubuilt VAN vehicles

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2006-05-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-05-22)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN VANS BUILT ON FORD E250/350 CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS, THE VERTICAL SUPPORT ARMS WERE IMPROPERLY WELDED.
Hazard: DURING PASSENGER OPERATIONS IT MAY NOT BE POSSIBLE TO CLOSE THE LIFT DOOR CAUSING THE VEHICLE INTERLOCKS TO REMAIN ENGAGED PREVENTING MOVEMENT OF THE BUSES OR THE ABILITY TO LOAD OR UNLOAD PASSENGERS WITH DISABILITIES FROM THE VEHICLE.
Remedy: RICON IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL (PLEASE SEE 06E008000) AND WILL REPLACE THE TWO VERTICAL ARMS EVEN IF ONLY ONE ARM IS CRACKED FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ACCUBUILT AT 419-222-8608 OR RICON AT 1-818-267-3000.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V177000
   
2005-05-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-05-12)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE VANS BUILT ON FORD E350 CHASSIS WITH 6.0L DIESEL ENGINES, ACCUBUILT ADDS AN ADDITIONAL POSITIVE LEAD WIRE FROM THE DUAL VEHICLE BATTERIES TO THE MOBILITY LIFT FOR OPERATING POWER. THE END CONNECTIONS FOR THE ADDED POWER WIRE CAN BECOME CORRODED WHICH CAN CAUSE INCREASED HEAT GENERATION IN THE WIRE AND CAN MELT THE PLASTIC COATING AND/OR THE PLASTIC CORRUGATED PROTECTIVE SHEATHING.
Hazard: HEAT GENERATION COULD POTENTIALLY MELT THE WIRE TO CONNECTOR JOINT AND A FIRE COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy: THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MAY 31, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ACCUBUILT AT 419-222-8608.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=05V214000
   
2004-04-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-04-20)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN MULTI-PASSENGER VANS WITH ONE OR MORE SEATS EQUIPPED WITH REAR DESIGNATED FORWARD FACING QUICK RELEASE SEATS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS."
Hazard: THESE SEATS DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE QUICK RELEASE FRAME SYSTEM ON THESE SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 12, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT ACCUBUILT AT 1-419-222-1501.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V162000
   
2003-12-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-12-18)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN MULTI-PASSENGER HANDICAP-ACCESSIBLE VANS BUILT ON FORD E250 AND E350 CHASSIS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." THESE VEHICLES LACK THE APPROPRIATE NUMBER OF CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGES.
Hazard: APPLICABLE CHILD SEATS WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO UTILIZE THESE SUPPLEMENTAL ANCHORAGES. IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy: ACCUBUILT WILL MODIFY OR REPLACE ONE OR MORE OF THE SEATS TO INCLUDE THE APPROPRIATE NUMBER OF SEATING POSITIONS WITH CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT ACCUBUILT AT 1-888-242-4782.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V530000
   
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