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Recalls - 1991 FREIGHTLINER FL-80

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

92V057000

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

A NUMBER OF CABS WERE ASSEMBLED WITH FEWER WELDS THAN SPECIFIED IN THE UPPER B PILLAR NEAR THE ANCHORAGE FOR THE SEAT BELT. WELDING MATERIALS USED ON THE INBOARD ANCHORAGE BRACKET UNDER THE CAB DECK WILL NOT MEET FMVSS NO. 210 LOAD TEST REQUIREMENTS WHEN THREE SEATING POSITIONS ARE PROVIDED.

Defect Consequence

SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS THAT DO NOT COMPLY TO THELOAD TEST REQUIREMENTS SUBJECT THE SEAT OCCUPANT TO GREATER RISK OF INJURY INTHE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

ADD REINFORCEMENT WELDS IN THE UPPER B PILLAR AND ADD FASTENERS TO THE LOWER DECK ANCHORAGE BRACKET.

Notes

SYSTEM: SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGES, FMVSS NO. 210.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED BEFORE FEBRUARY 2, 1992 ANDCABS WITH A CENTER SEATING POSITION BUILT BEFORE MARCH 2, 1992.


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