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Chevrolet 5500 Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on 5500 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-10-08 due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Since 1998, 5500's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled Chevrolet 5500 vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Chevrolet 5500

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2008-10-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-10-08)
Recall Summary: MATTHEWS IS RECALLING 8 MY 1998 BLUEBIRD, MY 2004 FORD E450, MY 2005-2006 THOMAS BUILT BUSES, MY 2006 INTERNATIONAL BUS, MY 2007 CHEVROLET 5500, FREIGHTLINER AND DODGE SPRINTER TRUCKS, TRANSIT BUSES, AND SPECIALTY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE BUSES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 404, "PLATFORM LIFT INSTALLATION 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.
Hazard: THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY.
Remedy: MATTHEWS 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 MATTHEWS SPECIALTY AT 336-297-9600.
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=08V524000
   
2008-10-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-10-08)
Recall Summary: MATTHEWS IS RECALLING 8 MY 1998 BLUEBIRD, MY 2004 FORD E450, MY 2005-2006 THOMAS BUILT BUS, MY 2006 INTERNATIONAL BUS, MY 2007 CHEVROLET 5500, FREIGHTLINER AND DODGE SPRINTER TRUCKS, TRANSIT BUSES, AND SPECIALTY VEHICLES 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.
Hazard: A LIFT OCCUPANT CAN BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT BEGIN TO STOW UNINTENTIONALLY.
Remedy: MATTHEWS IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E097). OWNERS MAY CONTACT RICON AT 1-818-267-3000 OR MATTEWS SPECIALTY AT 336-297-9600.
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=08V526000
   
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Additional Chevrolet Models

Recalls have also been issued under these model names:
15002500
2500hd3500
3500hd7500
8500Astro
AvalancheAvalanche 1500
AveoB Series
B7Blazer
C SeriesC Series (medium)
C/k Chassis CabC/k Pickups
C10C20
C2500C30
C3500C3500hd
C4500C5500
C6C6500
C6h042C7
C7500Camaro
CapriceCaprice Police Pursuit
CaptivaCaptiva Sport
CavalierCg33803
ChevyCity Express
ClassicCobalt
ColoradoCorvette
Corvette Z06Cruze
EquinoxExpress
Express 1500Express 2500
Express 3500F6
F7G Series
G VanG20
G3500Gmt 560
HHRImpala
Impala (gmx 211)K10
K20K25
K2500K30
K3500Kodiak
Low Cab Forward 3500Low Cab Forward 4500
LuminaLumina Apv
MalibuMalibu Classic
Malibu EcoMalibu Hybrid
Malibu MaxxMonte Carlo
OptraS 10
S10S10e
Sierra PuSilverado
Silverado 1500Silverado 2500
Silverado 3500Silverado Hd
SonicSpark
Spark EvSS
SuburbanSuburban 1500
T SeriesT10
TahoeTahoe Police Pursuit
TopkickTrailblazer
Trailblazer ExtTraverse
TraxUplander
VANVenture
VoltW-series
W3500W4500
W5500Wt5500

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