Recall Notification - Threshold Warning
Safety Standard Non-Compliance Recall Notification (#07E-095)
This notice is posted as a convenience to our customers who wish to check their Ricon lift serial number(s) against the master list of lifts requiring inspection and/or repair.Ricon Corp. has determined that a safety related non-compliance with S6.1 of the 403 (Threshold Warning System) exists in certain “DOT Public Use” and “DOT Private” platform wheelchair lifts manufactured between April 1, 2005 and October 9, 2007.
WHY ARE WE CONDUCTING THIS RECALL:
The non-compliance with S6.1 of the 403 is the result of the Threshold Warning System not detecting the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user in a certain spot within the defined threshold area. In the event this condition occurs during passenger operations the wheelchair or mobility aid user may move toward the vehicle lift door when the lift platform is below floor level. This situation could cause personal injury.
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
On the Ricon website, locate the Serial number(s) on your lift(s). Enter each serial # in the space provided at the bottom of this page and press submit. If your serial # is one of those included in this recall follow the procedures outlined below to perform modifications as follows:
You will require Kit # 39979, supplied by Ricon at no charge
If you are already factory trained to perform service on Ricon lifts, the repairs can be done at your location. If you are not factory trained to service Ricon lifts, we will arrange for the repairs to be done at the nearest Ricon authorized service center/dealer.
Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. If you have any questions concerning these procedures please contact Ricon’s Customer Service at (800)322-2884 ext. 3075 or email Larry McNutt directly at LMcNutt@Wabtec.com.