BUICK SKYHAWK 1984: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Make : BUICK Model : SKYHAWK Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1983-07-01 - 1983-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V011000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-02-24 Date Received by ODI: 1984-02-06 Date Added to Database: 1984-02-22
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 76586
Summary:
      SOME VEHICLES HAVE BUCKET SEAT BACK LOCKS THAT DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 207, ANCHORAGE OF SEATS. IN EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BACK LOCK MAY NOT FUNCTION.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      INSPECTION OF SEAT BACK LOCKS WILL BE PERFORMED. LOCKS THAT HAVE BENT, BROKEN OR MISSING HOOKS WILL BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TWO DOOR PASSENGER VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITHAR9 OR AV5 BUCKET SEATS.SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS, SEAT BACK LOCKS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE SEAT MAY FOLD FORWARD IN A CRASH, AND WOULDINCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.