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Oldsmobile Silhouette Recall 93V212000

Body, Interior & Misc., December 16, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 16, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,238
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V212000
Component
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Summary
THE SAFETY BELT RETRACTORS FOR THE REAR CENTER POSITION ARE MISSING A PAWL SPRING AND IN CASE OF AN ACCIDENT, WILL ALLOW THE SAFETY BELT WEBBING TO EXTEND BEYOND THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT THE SAFETY BELT WOULD NOTRESTRAIN THE OCCUPANT, SUBJECTING THE OCCUPANT TO INCREASED RISK OF INJURIES.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SAFETY BELT RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY AND REPLACE THE RETRACTOR IF THE PAWL SPRING IS MISSING.
Notes
SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS; SAFETY BELTS; LAP; REAR; FMVSS 208.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: VANS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT CHEVROLET SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020; PONTIAC SERVICE CENTER AT1-800-762-2737; OR OLDSMOBILE SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-442-6537. ALSO, CONTACTTHE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT1-800-424-9393.
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