Ricon Corporation – Lift Threshold Warning Lights Insufficient

Ricon Corporation (Ricon) is recalling certain Threshold Warning System Kits (TWS) with part number RI32885, designed for use with Ricon Baylift and Mirage Series wheelchair lifts. The red beacon lighting on the TWS may not be bright enough. As such, these kits fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 403, “Platform Lift Systems.”

Report Received Date 11/22/2023
NHTSA ID 23E091000
Consequence Summary Beacons that do not provide proper illumination may be less visible to wheelchair lift users, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective Action Ricon will replace the TWS kits, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. Owners may contact Ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884.
Recall Code NR (Not Reported)
Potentially Affected 5321
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
Recall Link Go to Recall (https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=23E091000)

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