CHEVROLET CAPRICE CLASSIC 1978: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Make : CHEVROLET Model : CAPRICE CLASSIC Year : 1978
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V180000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-08-15 Date Received by ODI: 1978-08-16 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1400
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "ANCHORAGE OF SEATS", IN THAT THE FRONT SEAT ADJUSTER ASSEMBLIES HAVE LOCK BARS WHICH MAY NOT REMAIN ENGAGED WHEN TEST PROCEDURE FORCES ARE APPLIED TO THE SEAT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL LOCK BAR RETURN SPRING WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT BENCH SEATSSYSTEM: INTERIOR; ADJUSTER LOCK BAR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, IMPROPERLY ANCHORED SEATSINCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE OCCUPANTS.