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Recall 92V055000

Recall 92V055000

Body, Interior & Misc., December 30, 1992
Affected Cars

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: December 30, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 92V055000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 22,416

Summary: THE VEHICLE FAILED TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 208. THE DRIVER'S CHEST RESULTANT ACCELERATION EXCEEDED THE ALLOWABLE 60 G'S IN A CRASH TEST WHEN THE SEAT HEIGHT CHANGES ADJUSTMENT UNDER SEVERE FRONTAL IMPACT.

Consequence: THE DRIVER OF A VEHICLE FACES INCREASED RISK OF INJURYIN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.

Remedy: INSTALL A DAMPER ON THE UNDERSIDE OF THE DRIVER'S SEAT CUSHION, BETWEEN THE CUSHION FRAME AND THE SEAT TRACK. IN A SEVERE FRONTAL IMPACT THE DAMPER WILL HYDRAULICALLY LOCK, PREVENTING A CHANGE IN SEAT HEIGHT.

Notes: SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS: FMVSS 208.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CAR, MODELS 325I AND 325IA.

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