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Recall 93V161000

Recall 93V161000

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., November 23, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 23, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
12,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V161000
Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Summary
THE TWO REAR INBOARD SAFETY BELT ATTACHMENT BOLTS MAY HAVE INADEQUATE THREAD ENGAGEMENT INTO THE FLOOR PAN ANCHOR NUTS.
Consequence
THE SAFETY BELT ATTACHMENT BOLTS MAY NOT SUPPORT THELOAD OF REAR SEAT PASSENGERS IN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT; THEASSEMBLY FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE STATIC LOAD REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 210, "SEATBELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES." THE INABILITY TO SUPPORT THE LOAD OF REAR SEATPASSENGERS INCREASES THE RISK OF INJURY TO SEAT OCCUPANTS.
Remedy
REPLACE THE TWO INBOARD SAFETY BELT ANCHOR BOLTS WITH LONGER BOLTS ON ALL VEHICLES.
Notify
SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS: RESTRAINT SAFETY BELT ANCHOR AND ATTACHMENT/ FMVSS 210VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE.NOTE: IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEM OBTAINING THE NEEDED REPAIR, PLEASE CONTACT THECHRYSLER ZONE SERVICE OFFICE IN YOUR AREA. (IT IS LISTED UNDER "SERVICEASSISTANCE" IN YOUR OWNER'S MANUAL.) A ZONE REPRESENTATIVE WILL ARRANGE FORPROMPT ATTENTION TO YOUR VEHICLE. ALSO, PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAYTRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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