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Ford Windstar recall 96V114000

Recall 96V114000
Body, Interior & Misc., August 14, 1996
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1996

Mfr's Report Date:
August 14, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 96V114000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 200

Summary: THE FOUR FASTENERS SECURING THE DRIVER'S SEAT TO THE FLOORPAN WERE NOT TORQUED TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence: THE DRIVER'S SEAT MAY NOT PROPERLY HOLD IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER'S SEAT FASTENERS AND RETORQUE TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.

Notes: SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT TRACKS AND ANCHORS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PASSENGER MINI-VAN. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 24, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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