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Buick Regal Recall 93V035000

Body, Interior & Misc., March 3, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 3, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5,574
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V035000
Component
SEATS

Summary
THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER FRONT SEAT MANUAL RECLINING MECHANISMS DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS." THE SEAT BACK MECHANISMS WILL NOT LATCH UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
Consequence
THE SEATS MAY RECLINE WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, RESULTINGIN A HAZARD TO SEAT OCCUPANTS AND POSSIBLE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
Remedy
REPLACE THE MANUAL SEAT RECLINER MECHANISM WITH A MECHANISM THAT COMPLIES WITH FMVSS 207.
Notes
SYSTEM: FRONT SEAT MANUAL RECLINER MECHANISMS; FMVSS 207.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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