Chevrolet Corvette Recall 91V143000

Recall 91V143000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

October 25, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

91V143000

NHTSA Action Number:

EA90033

Component:

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

231,833

Summary:

UNDER CERTAIN VEHICLE OPERATIONS AND OCCUPANT USAGE CONDITIONS, THE SAFETY BELTS CAN LOCKUP OR JAM IN THE SAFETY BELT RETRACTOR.

Consequence:

IF LOCKUP OCCURS, IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO PULL BELT OUT OFTHE RETRACTOR. THE OCCUPANT OF A SEAT WITH AN UNUSABLE SAFETY BELT ISSUBJECT TO INCREASED RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP ORACCIDENT.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE SAFETY BELTS IF THE LOCKUP OCCURS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: SAFETY BELTS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration