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Release Date:
Applicable Country:
USA
NHTSA Campaign Number:
77V129000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Component(s):
  • SEATS
    • MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Summary

ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, BUILD-UP OF CARPET/MAT DEADENER AND INSULATION UNDER THE REAR SEAT FRAME AND SEAT BELT ANCHOR TABS MAY PREVENT THE OPTIONAL FOLDING REAR SEAT CUSHION FROM LATCHING PROPERLY. THE LATCH MAY BE ONLY PARTIALLY ENGAGED AND FAIL TO SUSTAIN THE SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE LOADING REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY AND ANCHORAGES".

Remedy

DEALER WILL INSTALL SPACER WASHERS AT THE LATCH STRIKER ATTACHMENT TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.

Notes

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FOLDING REAR SEATS.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; REAR SEAT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE SEATS ARE NOT LATCHED PROPERLY, IN THE EVENT OFA SUDDEN STOP OR A VEHICLE IMPACT, PASSENGER INJURIES COULD RESULT.

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