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Recall 06V215000

Left Front Seat Adjuster Mounted Improperly

Recall Details

The left front seat manual adjuster is not mounted in the proper location and could separate from its bracket in a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the adjuster as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The left front seat manual adjuster is not mounted in the proper location, and could separate from its mounting bracket in a crash.

What Should You Do?

General Motors contacted owners of affected vehicle starting in July 2006. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 06016.

Body, Interior & Misc., June 15, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 15, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,023
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V215000
Component
SEATS
Summary
CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A MANUAL PASSENGER SEAT ADJUSTER FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES." THE LEFT FLOOR MOUNTING BRACKET MAY BE MISLOCATED.
Consequence
IN A SEVERE VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEAT ADJUSTER MAY SEPARATE FROM THE MOUNTING BRACKET, INCREASING THE RISK OF OCCUPANT INJURY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT ADJUSTER AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL ON JULY 2, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438.
Notify
GM RECALL NO. 06016. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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