NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V574
Manufacturer Corp. Micro Bird Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number of Units Affected 534
Corp. Micro Bird Inc. (Micro Bird) is recalling certain 2012-2018 Micro Bird G5, MBII, and T-Series school buses, equipped with certain S-Series and K-Series Titanium Wheelchair Lifts, models K200, K201, K550, K551, S200, S2201, S550 and S551. The wheelchair lift positioning input cam may fail while the lift is in use, allowing the platform to travel higher than the vehicle's floor height. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 403, "Platform Lift Systems."
Micro Bird will notify owners, and Ricon dealers will replace the injection molded cam with a new aluminum machined cam. The recall is expected to begin October 22, 2018. Owners may contact Micro Bird customer service at 1-819-477-2012. Micro Bird's number for this recall is 18-077-RUS.
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.
September 17, 2018
- Easily carry scooters and wheelchairs behind any car or truck with a Class III or IV 2" hitch receiver
- Folds upright against vehicle when not in use to make driving and parking easier
- Includes an anti-rattle device, 5/8" hitch pin, exclusive ergonomically designed T-handle spring pull pin and 10 tie-down points for maximum security
- Manufactured from durable, powder-coated steel with a 400 lb. weight capacity
- Platform measures 48" L x 27-3/4" W, loading ramp measures 42" L x 27-1/2" W
- MOUNTED CARGO HITCH CARRIER: Designed with easy loading and transporting in mind, our cargo carrier comes equipped with a 42” long loading ramp for wheelchairs, scooters, lawn mowers, small wheeled equipment that also folds up towards the carrier platform after equipment is loaded. Fits into a 2” Class III receiver only, will not work in 1 ¼” hitches.
- MAXIMUM 500LB CAPACITY: This folding cargo carrier can support up to 500 lbs due to its heavy duty steel construction. Use easily as a wheelchair ramp or hitch luggage rack. Weight must be centered and evenly distributed on the platform.
- EASY TO USE: Spring loaded locking pins make this hitch hauler easy to fold, open and lock the ramp in place when in use and carrier folds up towards the vehicle when not in use and storage.
- SAFETY AND SECURITY: Two round reflectors are located on the back for visibility and safety when using at night. With 10 tie down points available for safety straps you will have plenty of ways to secure your cargo.
- DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT: Outside dimensions of the cargo carrier measure 48" long x 27 ¾” wide x 4" high with the platform measuring 46.5" long x 27 ½" wide and the ramp measures 42" long. Total weight of carrier is 75 lbs.
- Polyester Fabric makes it durable and reuse,reinforced stitching at handles,4 handles help distribute the patients weight evenly over, ease positioning and transfer safety.
- Lightweight transfer belt withstand the weight is 220 lb; Extra fixed band to tighten the waist and thigh to hold the patient safe.
- Simple and easy to use transfer pad for transferring patient from the wheelchair to the bed, car, or another chair.
- Transport board belt for Medical Transport,Healthcare Bed Transferring,Daily Living and Home Care Mobility Devices, Fit Wheelchair Users, Elderly, Bariatric Patient, Disabled, Handicap.
- NOTE: Two or three caregivers are needed to move the patient, only one caregiver can not move the patient.
- YOUR FIRM, 4 INCH FOAM SEAT RISER CUSHION MAKES IT EASIER TO RISE from wheelchairs, car seats, office chairs, or chairs around the house. Especially helpful for low or soft chairs
- INCLUDES REMOVABLE HARD BOARD INSERT FOR ADDITIONAL FIRMNESS AND REMOVABLE COVER with strap handles for easy carrying. The hard board insert eliminates the bowing or hammock effect in wheelchairs
- PERFECT CAR SEAT CUSHION FOR DRIVERS who need more height for seeing over the dash or getting out of the car easier. Fits easily at 16 by 16 by 4 inches and weighs only 3.1 pounds
- HELP REDUCE BACK PAIN AND MAKE GETTING UP EASIER AND MORE COMFORTABLE FOR YOU OR YOUR LOVED ONES at home, in the car, the office, at the doctors office, or traveling. Your seat riser cushion will provide the lift you are looking for
- WARRANTY AND GUARANTEE: Amazon Exclusive Limited warranty may apply. Please see product for additional details. Note: we can only guarantee the quality of this product when sold through Amazon.com or Brazos Walking Sticks
- Durable black powder coated finish,heavy duty steel construction. It can be used as a carrier and a ramp; simply attach it to your hitch. Provides instant cargo space when your car is out of space.
- Folding ramp can also be locked flat when not in use. 3-position carrier (closed flat, open L-shape & open flat.Tie down straps can be hooked onto any of the tie down holes featured on the ramp sides. Handle on the ramp for easy folding and unfolding.
- Fits All 2" Receiver, Hitch Class III Or IV. Has a 3 inch safety rail. Highly recommended for heavy duty cargo like generator to fix in the middle position.
- Weight Capacity of Ramp: Up to 400 lbs.Total length of ramp when expended is 42 inch. Total weight of carrier 75 Lbs; Weight of ramp (gate) 16 lbs.
- Never exceed the rated capacities of your hitch. Hitch tightener is required to prevent the rack from wobbling,anti wobble plate is not included.
- Materials: Made of Oxford cloth mixing with cotton which makes the item feel soft, you would feel super comfortable when it touched with your skins. Handles and shoulder straps are very strong.Withstand the weight is 220 lb.
- Reduce Stress: Even two person could operate it easily, this paralyzed belt could help reduce the pressure of home nursing and family care effectively.
- Function: Simple and easy to use transfer pad for transferring patient from the wheelchair to the bed, sofa,car,wheelchairs, or another chair.
- 8 handles+2 shoulder straps help distribute the patients weight evenly over, ease positioning and transfer safety.8 handles for short distance/Strong people to use; 8 handles+2 shoulder for long distance/Weak people to use
- Suitable for people who are paralyzed, elderly, Bariatric Patient,disabled or injured. Note: This product is not suitable for Patient Lift Hydraulic
- 【A Perfect Transportation】 Our aluminum cargo carrier is ideal to carry wheelchair, scooter, lawn mower, snow blower and other cargo you may have, which which effectively solve the problem that these goods are inconvenient to transport.
- 【High Quality Aluminum Material】 Constructed with heavy duty aluminum structure, the cargo carrier is rust and corrosion resistant. It has the maximum bearing capacity of 500 lbs, and it weighs 40 lbs.
- 【Humanized Designs to Keep Safe】 a. Multiple tie-down points for securing your cargo; b. Reflectors to increase safety while driving on the road at night. c. 9” safety rail to prevent cargo from falling down. d. the ramp is secured by two pins to keep it steady and secured.
- 【Applicable to a Variety of Vehicles】 This hitch-mounted carrier is suitable for most vehicles, like trucks, SUVs, or vans. Use this basket carrier to haul cargo behind any vehicle with a Class III or IV 2" hitch receiver.
- 【Detailed Product Information】 The basket measures 50” (L) X 29.5” (W) , and the ramp measures 41.5” (L) X 27.5” (W). Please bring your own M5, M6 and M8 wrenches before installation.
- ✅SAFETY BELT FOR ELDERLY: Transfer sling with quick-release fixed belt - When lifting elderly patients, ensure them will not slip out of the sling. Fix the sling on the waist of the patient, so that the patient can be pulled up at any time in the event of an accident
- ✅PADDED BELT: The filling part of the belt length 29.1x8.6 inch- designed to be placed under the patient, perfect for use with special wound care and toilet applications. Padded buttock straps can be adjusted for user comfort of any size, bearing up to 400 pounds.
- ✅ ANTI-SLIP BELT: Added anti-slip beads in the pad to better fix the patient and make the patient safer. Transfer gait care straps help people with disabilities get up from their wheelchairs, get out of bed, move patients, make it easier to change a patient's pants, and so on.
- ✅ HIGH QUALITY: The transfer belt is made of soft nylon fabric, good air permeability, comfortable to wear. Multiple USES and applications to prevent wear and tear on the patient's skin. Machine washable and reusable!
- ✅ AFTER-SALES SERVICE: If you have any questions or dissatisfaction after receiving the product, please feel free to contact us. Our after-sales team will sincerely solve the problem for you.
- Freedom Auto Lift with a Class III Hitch receiver configuration (VITAL INFO NEEDED)
- Aluminum deck size 27.5" X 39", Adjustable cradle extends up to 46” - adapts to a three or four-wheel scooter without scooter modifications
- Weight-Sensitive Platform, automatically folds when lifted without a scooter on the platform
- Easy to Install & Adjust, can also be reinstalled if you purchase a new vehicle
- License plate mount included - Made in the USA - weight capacity 350 lbs.
- TRANSPORTS MOST SCOOTERS & WHEELCHAIRS: Maneuvering a wheelchair can be difficult enough on its own. Transporting it shouldn’t bring you extra stress. Our medical rack can support most power scooters and electric wheelchairs. Just load your wheelchair onto this mobile ramp and you’re ready to go! Experience it for yourself. Order today.
- EASY USE: This mobility ramp is for use with 2” class III or IV trailer hitches. It is not for use with 1 1/4-inch hitches. It can fold up flat and vertically against the rear of the vehicle when not in use. The ramp features a quick action spring pull pin that secures the ramp for transport, making travel more convenient for you.
- HEAVY-DUTY STEEL: Steel is a metal that is renowned for its ability to bear heavy loads. Our mobile ramp is constructed from heavy-duty steel, giving it an impressive weight capacity of 500 pounds. Because it’s made of steel, it will resist corrosion, bending, and bowing. This foldable carrier can give you several years of use.
- MEASUREMENTS: The MC500 carrier weighs approximately 86 pounds. It measures at 46.5 inches in length and 28 inches in width. It has a tray depth of 4 1/4 inches. Your mobile scooter or wheelchair will fit nicely on the tray. The ramp’s compact size is perfect for travel and transportation. It won’t feel bulky or overbearing whenever you drive.
- ABOUT TITAN: At Titan, we pride ourselves in our excellent communication capabilities. We are a company that is based in the USA and are always willing to answer questions if you need to contact us. We’re proud to offer a 1-year warranty and If you’re not 100% satisfied with your purchase, we provide a money-back guarantee.
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