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Ford Probe Recall 96V090000

Body, Interior & Misc., July 10, 1996

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 10, 1996
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,740
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
96V090000
Component
AIR BAGS

Summary
THE SUPPLEMENTARY AIR BAG INFLATABLE RESTRAINT CAUTION LABEL LOCATED ON THE DRIVER SIDE SUN VISOR DOES NOT CONTAIN THE STATEMENT, "DO NOT INSTALL REARWARD FACING CHILD SEATS IN ANY FRONT PASSENGER SEAT POSITION." THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: OPERATORS COULD FAIL TO NOTICE AND HEED THE WARNING LABEL.
Remedy
A NEW CAUTION LABEL, WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS, WILL BE SENT DIRECTLY TO OWNERS. OWNERS CAN INSTALL THE LABEL OR, IF THEY WISH, CAN HAVE THEIR DEALER INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM.
Notes
SYSTEM: INTERIOR; PASSIVE RESTRAINT; AIR BAG; FMVSS NO. 208. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 17, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE NEW CAUTION LABEL WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME WITHOUT CHARGE CAN CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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