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Chevrolet Corvette Recall 91V143000

Body, Interior & Misc., October 25, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 25, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
EA90033
Potential Number of Units Affected
231,833
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V143000
Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

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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