Volvo 740 Recall 91V075000

Recall 91V075000

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

May 13, 1991

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

91V075000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

485

Summary:

SAFETY BELTS ARE DESIGNED TO BE ROUTED UNDER A DIAGONAL CROSS BRACE DURING FASTENING. THE INSTRUCTIONAL LABELS FOR THE BELT ROUTING ARE INADEQUATE, AND CAN RESULT IN INADVERTANT RELEASE OF THE BELT BUCKLE.

Consequence:

CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SAFETY BELT MISUSE COULD CAUSE THE SEAT OCCUPANT TO FACE GREATER RISK OF INJURY IN A SUDDEN STOP OR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IF AN INADVERTANT RELEASE OF THE SAFETY BELT OCCURRED.

Remedy:

INSTALL LABELS TO INSTRUCT THE USER IN PROPER SAFETY BELT ROUTING; ALSO REPLACE SAFETY BELT BUCKLES.

Notes:

SYSTEM: SAFETY BELTS FOR AUXILIARY SEATS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: STATION WAGONS.

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