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Recalls - 1990 VOLVO FE7

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:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

Recall Number

97V158000

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

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEEL BRAIDED TETHER OF THE SAFETY BELT BUCKLE IS DEFORMED AND CAN POSSIBLY BE CRACKED. THIS HAPPENS AS THE SEATS ARE BEING MOVED ON THE SLIDING RAIL, AT THE SAME TIME THEY ARE OFTEN CAUGHT AND PINCHED UNDER THE SEAT FRAMES.

Defect Consequence

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE SEAT BELT BUCKLES WITH THE CABLE TETHER.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY NOVEMBER 1, 1997. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED


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