1998 Ford E-350 Recalls
In vans converted for handicap wheelchair accommodation, the latches that secure the wheel chair in the wheel chair lift can fail due to bending and becoming misaligned. This can cause the wheelchair occupant to fall.
Braun, the manufacturer of the wheel chair lifts, contacted owners of affected vehicles. The vehicle modification company, Cummings Mobility, is administering this recall, and may be contacted at 1-800-639-5438. You may contact them to determine if your vehicle is covered by this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.
The retractors that secure a wheel chair into a handicapped conversion van may be out of alignment and not be effective in keeping the wheel chair secured.
Sure-Lok, the manufacturer of the component in question, contacted owners of affected vehicles in 2004. You can check with your dealer to assist in seeing if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.