Electric Solenoid May Short Circuit and Cause Fire - 2016-2019 Ford Explorer BraunAbility MXV

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July 24, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V546000

Electric Solenoid May Short Circuit and Cause Fire

An electrical short circuit increases the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V546

Manufacturer Braun Corporation

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 256

 

Summary

Braun Corporation (Braun) is recalling certain 2016-2019 Ford Explorer BraunAbility MXV wheelchair accessible conversion vehicles. The switch-activated electric solenoid used to release the rear seat base latches from the floor-mounted strikers may unintentionally switch and stay on. In this case, the wires may overheat, causing the wiring insulation to melt, possibly resulting in an electrical short circuit.

 

Remedy

Braun has notified owners, and dealers will add timer components to the solenoid circuits, free of charge. The recall began August 7, 2019. Owners may contact Braun customer service at 1-800-488-0359.

 

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.


4 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
BRAUN BRAUNABILITY MXV 2016-2019

Seat Solenoid Timer Installation Kit 508947KS

Applicable for Ford MXV With Flip n Go Seat Shipped Before June 10, 2019

Warranty and Claim Topics: Recall / 19FXISS / Repair

This service bulletin details installation of the solenoid timer harness assembly.

Read instructions before beginning.

Passenger Side Seat Shown. Driver Side Seat is Mirror Image.

Labor Time: 1 Hour


3 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V546-7387.PDF 213.255KB

Download (PDF, 208KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V546-1966.pdf 245.289KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-19V546-0171.pdf 5487.175KB

Download (PDF, 5.23MB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V546&docType=RCL


 

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