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Pontiac Firebird Recall 91V031000

Body, Interior & Misc., December 7, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 7, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V031000
Component
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Summary
POOR BOND ADHESION BETWEEN THE WINDSHIELD GLASS AND THE MOUNTING, WHICH COULD ALLOW THE WINDSHIELD TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE DURING A COLLISION. THIS FAILS TO CONFORM WITH FMVSS 212.
Consequence
IF WINDSHIELD SEPARATION OCCURS IN A COLLISION, ANUNBELTED OCCUPANT COULD BE EJECTED FROM THE VEHICLE, AND PERSONAL INJURY COULDOCCUR.
Remedy
REMOVE ALL SEALER FROM WINDSHIELD AND MOUNTING; APPLY NEW BONDING AND SEALANT MATERIAL, AND REINSTALL WINDSHIELD.
Notes
SYSTEM: WINDSHIELD MOUNTING; FMVSS 212.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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