Exemplary Equipment Queries

The Center for Auto Safety is the nation’s premier independent, member driven, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, quality, and fuel economy on behalf of all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.

The table below lists the largest number of recalls arising from NHTSA Equipment Queries (EQs)


Ricon Corporation

Investigation No.: EQ08-011

Manufacturer: Ricon

M/M/Y: S Series, K Series Platform Style Wheelchair Lifts

Subject: Threshold Warning System

Opened: 29-Jul-08

Closed: 04-Mar-10

Comments: [07E-095, 07E-097] 126 associated recalls


Webasto Product North America, Inc.

Investigation No.: EQ10-007

Manufacturer: WEBASTO

M/M/Y: Webasto Hollandia 600/700/TVS 900 produced 2002 through 2010

Subject: Failure of adhesive bond between sunroof glass and frame

Opened: 19-Aug-10

Closed: 06-Aug-12

Comments: [10E-038] 111 associated recalls


Dometic Corporation

Investigation No.: EQ08-010

Manufacturer: Dometic

M/M/Y: Two-Door Refrigerators, 2003-06

Subject: Refrigerant Leak

Opened: 23-Jun-08

Closed: 08-Dec-08

Comments: [08E-032] 83 associated recalls


Dimplex North America, Ltd.

Investigation No.: EQ10-006

Manufacturer: DIMPLEX

M/M/Y: MODELS # 47-1001, 47-1010-R, APT-135 made 1/1998 – 12/2008

Subject: Fireplaces overheat

Opened: 22-Jun-10

Closed: 28-Mar-10

Comments: [10V-201] 10E-027 and 23 additional  associated recalls


Norcold, Inc.

Investigation No.: EQ10-010

Manufacturer: NORCOLD

M/M/Y: 1200 series refrigerators made 1/1/2003-10/6/2010

Subject: Thermal switch thermocouple

Opened: 14-Dec-10

Closed: 09-Jan-12

Comments: [10E-049] 23 associated recalls