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Pontiac Firebird Recall 91V067000

Body, Interior & Misc., May 8, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 8, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
40,696
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V067000
Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Summary
THE METAL LATCHPLATES MAY NOT ENGAGE THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES, CAUSING A "NO LATCH" CONDITION. MOVEMENT OF THE SEAT OCCUPANT IN THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE LATCHPLATE RELEASE FROM THE BUCKLE.
Consequence
UNBELTED OR INCORRECTLY BELTED SEAT OCCUPANTS ARESUBJECTED TO INCREASED RISK OF INJURY IN THE EVENT OF SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE THE RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY FOR THE SAFETY BELT (FRONT AND REAR IN COUPES AND FRONT ONLY IN CONVERTIBLES).
Notes
SYSTEM: SAFETY BELT ASSEMBLY; FMVSS 209.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; COUPES AND CONVERTIBLES.
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