BUICK LESABRE 1979: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Make : BUICK Model : LESABRE Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-09-01 - 1979-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V247000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-11-12 Date Received by ODI: 1979-11-13 Date Added to Database: 1980-02-05
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1326404
Summary:
      THE HEADS MAY BREAK OFF THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT ANCHOR BOLTS DURING NORMAL VEHICLE OPERATION EVEN UNDER NO LOAD CONDITIONS. THIS IS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF BOLTS USED, HIGH INSTALLATION TORQUE AND ARRANGEMENT OF THE BODY ANCHORAGE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE ALL ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT ANCHOR BOLTS ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT BELT ANCHORS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, FAILURE OF A SEAT BELTANCHORAGE WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE WEARER.