Daimler Coaches North America – Lift Threshold Warning Lights Insufficient

Daimler Coaches North America (Daimler Coaches) is recalling certain 2011-2016 Setra S417 TC and 2012-2016 Setra S 407 CC vehicles equipped with a Ricon wheelchair lift. The red beacon lighting on the Threshold Warning System (TWS) may not be bright enough. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 403, “Platform Lift Systems.”

Report Received Date 04/18/2024
NHTSA ID 24V277000
Consequence Summary Beacons that do not provide proper illumination may be less visible to wheelchair lift userseasing the risk of injury.
Corrective Action Daimler Coaches will replace the TWS kits, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 7, 2024. Owners may contact Daimler Coaches at 1-416-624-3558. Daimler Coaches number for this recall is 86.20U24286A.
Recall Code 86.20U24286A
Potentially Affected 79
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
Recall Link Go to Recall (https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=24V277000)