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Eldorado Aerotech 240 Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on Aerotech 240 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2014-05-21 due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Since 2012, Aerotech 240's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled Eldorado Aerotech 240 vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Eldorado Aerotech 240

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2014-05-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-05-21)
Recall Summary: ElDorado National-Kansas Inc. (ElDorado) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Aerotech 240 vehicles, equipped with certain Ricon S series and K series wheelchair lifts with an optional armored pendant cable. The armored cable may be positioned such that it does not clear the wheelchair lift.
Hazard: If the cable does not clear the wheel chair lift it may contact the power lug and if it does not have a nonconductive cover, or it has an improperly installed non-conductive cover, then a short circuit may occur that could result in a fire.
Remedy: ElDorado will notify owners, and Ricon will send the owner a supplemental cover kit and instructions free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notifiaction schedule. Owners may contact ElDorado customer service at 1-800-850-1287 or Ricon Customer Service at 1-800-322-2884 or by e-mail at recall.admin@wabtec.com. ElDorado's number for this recall is 14E-010.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V269000
   
2013-01-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-01-14)
Recall Summary: Eldorado National is recalling certain model year 2012 Aerotech 240 buses manufactured May 2012, through October 2012. The affected buses are equipped with a Ricon manufactured wheelchair lift which has an optional armored pendant cable. The cable may have been installed such that it doesn't clear the wheelchair lift and without a protective cover, or a misinstalled protective cover.
Hazard: The cable may contact the power lug at the base of the wheel chair lift causing a short circuit that could result in a fire.
Remedy: Eldorado National is working with Ricon to notify owners. Ricon will provide a supplemental cover kit with instructions, free of charge. Owners may contact Eldorado National at 1-785-827-1033 or Ricon at 1-818-267-3000.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V009000
   
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