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2011 E-350 Base Extended Cargo Van EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER Recall

On February 24, 2011, the NHTSA and Ford announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 E-350 Base Extended Cargo Van EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER Recall

Recall ID # 11V131000 - EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
Recall Date
FEB 24, 2011

Model Affected
2011 FORD E-350

Recall Summary
BRAUN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005 THROUGH 2011 PARATRANSIT VANS BUILT ON FORD E-350 CHASSIS FROM APRIL 27, 2005, THROUGH JULY 29, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH CARRIER GENV EM-1 EVAPORATOR UNITS (EM-1) MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 1, 2006 THROUGH DECEMBER 2010, CONTAINING A DELPHI PACK-CON III FUSE HOLDER IN AN ALLIED MOTION MOTOR ASSEMBLY; EM-1 UNIT PART NUMBERS 77-62112-XX AND 77-62512-XX, STARTING WITH SERIAL NUMBER KNT90890232 TO SERIAL NUMBER NNE91230058. DUE TO TIME, TEMPERATURE, AND/OR VIBRATION, THE FUSE MAY LOOSEN IN THE FUSE HOLDER RESULTING IN HIGH RESISTANCE AND ARCING.

Defect Consenquence
IF SUFFICIENT ARCING OCCURS, THE FUSE HOLDER MAY MELT, AND MAY BE ACCOMPANIED BY FLAME, SMOKE AND POTENTIAL FIRE.

Remedy
BRAUN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO CONTACT EITHER CARRIER OR A BRAUN DEALER TO OBTAIN THE FREE REMEDY. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 17, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CARRIER AT 1-800-793-4741 OR BRAUN AT 1-800-THE-LIFT (1-800-843-5438).

Units Affected
185

Notes
BRAUN CORPORATION
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