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Volvo 940 Recall 91V075000

Body, Interior & Misc., May 13, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 13, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
485
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V075000
Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Summary
SAFETY BELTS ARE DESIGNED TO BE ROUTED UNDER A DIAGONAL CROSS BRACE DURING FASTENING. THE INSTRUCTIONAL LABELS FOR THE BELT ROUTING ARE INADEQUATE, AND CAN RESULT IN INADVERTANT RELEASE OF THE BELT BUCKLE.
Consequence
CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SAFETY BELT MISUSE COULD CAUSE THE SEAT OCCUPANT TO FACE GREATER RISK OF INJURY IN A SUDDEN STOP OR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IF AN INADVERTANT RELEASE OF THE SAFETY BELT OCCURRED.
Remedy
INSTALL LABELS TO INSTRUCT THE USER IN PROPER SAFETY BELT ROUTING; ALSO REPLACE SAFETY BELT BUCKLES.
Notes
SYSTEM: SAFETY BELTS FOR AUXILIARY SEATS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: STATION WAGONS.
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