Dodge Sprinter Recalls
There have been 7 recalls on Sprinter vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-02-02 due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Since 1991, Sprinter's have experienced approximately 8 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the side/window. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Dodge Sprinter
|2009-02-02||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-02-02)|
|Recall Summary:||OBS IS RECALLING 3 RICON WHEELCHAIR LIFTS WHICH IT INSTALLED ON CERTAIN BLUE BIRD AND DODGE SPRINTER SCHOOL BUSES. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 404, "PLATFORM LIFT INSTALLATIONS IN 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:||THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY.|
|Remedy:||OBS 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 OBS AT 1-330-453-3725.|
|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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.