Mobility Works converted vans equipped with wheelchair lifts and an optional armored cable may short circuit due to a clearance issue with the cable. The manufacturer will supply a supplemental cover kit to owners free of charge to resolve the concern.
For handicap conversion vans modified by Advanced Wheels, the Braun wheel chair lift may have latches that do not properly secure a wheel chair. Advanced Wheels will provide replacement parts free of charge to resolve the concern.
For handicap conversion vans modified by Cummings Mobility, the Braun wheel chair lift may have latches that do not properly secure a wheel chair. Cummings Mobility will provide replacement parts free of charge to resolve the concern.
The recliner mechanism for one or both front seats may have been improperly welded to the seat frame. As a result, the seatback may become loose or lean, increasing the risk of injury in the event of certain types of crashes. Dealers will replace the affected seatbacks to correct this concern.
The front suspension lower control arm may corrode at its forward attachment, and may separate from the vehicle. Dealers will install a newly designed reinforcement cross-brace free of charge to resolve the concern.
The brackets that hold the fuel cylinder in place for a natural gas (CNG) modified vehicle converted by Landi Renzo USA may fail, resulting in the cylinder becoming dislodged. Dealers will inspect and replace the side arm brackets as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.
For vehicles modified by Monroe Truck Equipment, the electrical converter and battery equalizer may overheat, causing a fire hazard. The components will be replaced by the manufacturer free of charge to resolve the concern.
Vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine are being recalled because a crack may develop in the fuel line pulse damper housing. This could result in a fuel odor, weepage, or a continuous leak while the fuel system is pressurized. Any fuel leak increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the affected fuel line with one that does not include a damper. This recall supersedes NHTSA recall #12V438000. All vehicles repaired under the previous recall need to have the current remedy applied.
Replacement Ford steering gears may be defective and lock during steering. Dealers will replace suspect steering gears free of charge to resolve the concern.
1.6L engines can develop a localized overheating condition that can result in a cracked cylinder head and engine oil leak. Leaking engine oil may contact a hot surface increasing the risk of an under hood fire. Dealers will modify the engine shielding, cooling and control systems to correct this concern. For some vehicles, this recall is in addition to a previous recall, they will need to be reinspected and have the new remedy completed.