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Itasca & Winnebago Recalls

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
ITASCA / CAMBRIA 2007
ITASCA / HORIZON 2007 - 2008
WINNEBAGO / ACCESS 2007
WINNEBAGO / ADVENTURER 2006
WINNEBAGO / JOURNEY 2006 - 2008
WINNEBAGO / MINNIE WINNIE 2006
WINNEBAGO / SIGHTSEER 2006 - 2007
WINNEBAGO / TOUR 2007
WINNEBAGO / VECTRA 2007
WINNEBAGO / VOYAGE 2006 - 2008
Manufacturer : WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC. Mfr's Report Date : MAR 12, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V149000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 31
Summary:
 WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING 31 Model Year 2006-2008 JOURNEY, VOYAGE, Model Y ear2006-2007 SIGHTSEER, Model Year 2006 ADVENTURER, MINNIE WINNIE, Model Year 2007 ACCESS, TOUR, VECTRA, ITASCA CAMBRIA, AND Model Year 2007 and 2008 ITASCA HORIZON MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH RICON PLATFORM STYLE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS. THESE MOTOR HOMES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 404, "PLATFORM LIFT INSTALLATIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLES." THE THRESHOLD WARNING SYSTEM MAY NOT DETECT THE PRESENCE OF A WHEELCHAIR OR MOBILITY AID USER IN A CERTAIN SPOT WITHIN THE DEFINED THRESHOLD AREA.
Consequence:
 THE USER OF THE LIFT COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE LIFT MOVE UNINTENTIONALLY.
Remedy:
 WINNEBAGO IS WORKING WITH RICON TO CORRECT THE WHEELCHAIR LIFTS.

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