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Winnebago Access Recall, Wheelchair Lift Danger

WINNEBAGO ACCESS 2008


Manufacturer: WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES INC. Mfr's Report Date: MAR 30, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V140000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2

Summary:
WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING TWO MODEL YEAR 2008 ACCESS MOTOR HOMES, MANUFACTURED ON APRIL 10, 2008, AND JULY 23, 2008. OVER TIME AND WITH FREQUENT USE, THE ROLL STOP LATCHES ON THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT’S OUTER BARRIER MAY BECOME BENT OR MISALIGNED.

Consequence:
A WHEELCHAIR OCCUPANT MAY DEFEAT OR RIDE OVER THE INSUFFICIENTLY LATCHED ROLL STOP. IF THIS OCCURS WHEN THE LIFT PLATFORM IS IN AN ELEVATED POSITION, THE WHEELCHAIR'S OCCUPANT COULD FALL AND SUSTAIN INJURY.

Remedy:
WINNEBAGO IS WORKING WITH BRAUN TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY OWNERS, AND BRAUN DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES

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