51-0852 – Wheelchair Lift may Raise too High – 2012-2016 Elkhart, 2012-2018 Glaval Bus, & 2012-2018 StarCraft Bus

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V640
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,525

 

Wheelchair Lift may Raise too High

If the wheelchair lift platform stops above the vehicle floor, the wheelchair user can tip inwards toward the vehicle when exiting the lift, increasing their risk of injury.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Elkhart Coach ECII, Glaval Apollo and Sport buses, 2017-2018 Glaval Commute buses, 2012-2018 Glaval Entourage, Titan and Universal, StarCraft Bus Allstar and Starlite buses, 2013-2018 Glaval Legacy, Primetime and Titan II buses, 2015-2016 Allstar XL MVP buses, 2014-2016 StarCraft Prodigy buses, 2014 StarCraft Quest and Starquest buses, 2017 StarCraft Quest buses and 2016 StarCraft Senator II buses. These vehicles are equipped with certain Ricon S-Series and K-Series Titanium Wheel chair Lifts that have a wheelchair lift positioning input cam that may fail while the lift is in use, allowing the platform to travel higher than the vehicle’s floor height.

 

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and Ricon dealers will replace the wheelchair lift positioning input cam, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2018. Owners may contact Ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-0852.

 

Notes

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.

 


 

Elkhart Coach ECI 2012-2016
Glaval Bus APOLLO 2012-2016
Glaval Bus COMMUTE 2017-2018
Glaval Bus CONCORDE 2012-2018
Glaval Bus CONCORDE II 2017-2018
Glaval Bus ENTOURAGE 2012-2018
Glaval Bus LEGACY 2013-2018
Glaval Bus PRIMETIME 2013-2018
Glaval Bus SPORT 2012-2016
Glaval Bus TITAN 2012-2018
Glaval Bus TITAN II 2013-2018
Glaval Bus UNIVERSAL 2012-2018
StarCraft Bus ALLSTAR 2012-2018
StarCraft Bus ALLSTAR XL MVP 2015-2016
StarCraft Bus PRODIGY 2014-2016
StarCraft Bus QUEST 2014-2014
StarCraft Bus SCHOOL BUS/QUEST 2017-2017
StarCraft Bus SENATOR II 2016-2016
StarCraft Bus STARLITE 2012-2018
StarCraft Bus STARQUEST 2014-2014

 


Vehicle List

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V640-1234.pdf

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Recall Acknowledgement

October 9, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V640-6661.pdf

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