Last post on Nov 02, 2011 at 5:20 PM
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#1 of 2 Can I put Exterior wheelchair lift on my Fusion
Nov 02, 2011 (4:40 pm)
I have a 2007 Ford Fusion SE. I am purchasing a motorized wheelchair for my father and would like to use my car to transport it. I want to get an exterior wheelchair lift and use it. Basically it attaches to a hitch and it holds the wheelchair at bumper level while driving.
I was reading in my owner's manual and it said that there are no towing packages available for the Fusion and it isn't recommended. When I researched it online it said I should be ok as long as the load isn't over 1000lbs. The total weight of the wheelchair and chair lift would be about 350lbs. I do know that the lift I am looking into purchasing would need a class II or III hitch.
Does anyone have any suggestions or comments that might be helpful. I certainly don't want to tear up my car and I can't afford to get another one.
I am getting a hoveround wheelchair. If anyone would like to see exactly what I referring to the lift that I plan to get it is on the hoveround website and is called the hoverlift. Thanks.
#2 of 2 Re: Can I put Exterior wheelchair lift on my Fusion [brainychick77]
Nov 02, 2011 (5:20 pm)
350 lbs should be no problem with a good hitch.