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Recalls - 1990 TMC 96A3

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Recall Number

91V104000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

DRIVER SEATS HAVE SAFETY BELT TETHER STRAPS WHICH ARE IMPROPERLY ANCHORED TO THE STEEL SEAT BASE AND NOT TO THE FLOOR AS RECOMMENDED.

Defect Consequence

DUE TO IMPROPER ANCHORING LOCATION, THE SPACER WHICHHOLDS THE SAFETY BELT AWAY FROM THE SEAT BASE IS RESTRICTED BY THE TETHER STRAPSTRAP WHEN THE SEAT MOVES, CAUSING INCREASED SLACK IN THE BELT THAT WOULD NOTPROPERLY RESTRAIN DRIVER IN AN ACCIDENT OR SUDDEN STOP.

Defect Corrective Action

MOVE THE ANCHOR POINT FOR SAFETY BELT TETHER STRAP, REVISE THE MODESTY PANEL TO ADD CLEARANCE, AND REPLACE THE ICP BARS.

Notes

SYSTEM: SAFETY BELT TETHER:VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BUSES WITH ISRINGHAUSEN DRIVER SEATS.


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