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Ford Windstar Recall 96V114000

Body, Interior & Misc., August 14, 1996

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 14, 1996
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
200
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
96V114000
Component
SEATS

Summary
THE FOUR FASTENERS SECURING THE DRIVER'S SEAT TO THE FLOORPAN WERE NOT TORQUED TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.
Consequence
THE DRIVER'S SEAT MAY NOT PROPERLY HOLD IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER'S SEAT FASTENERS AND RETORQUE TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.
Notes
SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT TRACKS AND ANCHORS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PASSENGER MINI-VAN. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 24, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD 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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