Champion Ic Defender

Model Ic Defender made by Champion got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning equipment adaptive .

Model 2007


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
08V490000CHAMPION BUS, INC.from 04/01/2005 to 08/31/2007V (Vehicle)50308/14/2008ODICHAMPION BUS, INC.09/25/200809/25/2008571403
Defect SummaryChampion bus is recalling 503 my 2005-2007 challenger, crusader, defender, my 2005-2006 corporal, my 2006 cts-re, and my 2007 cts-fe and ic defender transit buses equipped with a ricon platform style wheelchair lift. this lift fails to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 403, platform lift systems for motor vehicles. the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. the pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. the lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift.
Consequence SummaryA lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.
Corrective SummaryChampion bus is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lift free of charge (please see 07e097). owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or champion bus at 1-800-331-5761.
NotesCustomers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to