CADILLAC SEVILLE 1981: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Make : CADILLAC Model : SEVILLE Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-10-01 - 1981-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V075000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-06-29 Date Received by ODI: 1981-06-18 Date Added to Database: 1981-06-24
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 85
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES", IN THAT THE DOOR FRAME-TO-BODY CENTER PILLAR INTERLOCK ON THE FRONT SEAT BELTS OF THESE VEHICLES MAY BE MISALIGNED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, ALIGN THE SEAT BELT INTERLOCK ASSEMBLIES PROPERLY AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 210
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC SEAT BELTSYSTEMS 'FRONT'.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT BELT CENTER PILLAR INTERLOCK.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: UNDER IMPACT FORCES MISALIGNMENT OF THE PILLARINTERLOCK WOULD PREVENT PROPER OCCUPANT LOAD TRANSFERRAL THROUGH THE SEAT BELTTO THE ANCHORAGE AT THE PILLAR. IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, FRONT SEATPASSENGERS MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SECURED, THUS INCREASING THE POSSIBILITY OFPERSONAL INJURY.