CHEVROLET K30 1993: SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Make : CHEVROLET Model : K30 Year : 1993
Build Dates : 1993-04-01 - 1993-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 93V163000
Date Owner's Notified: 1993-10-21 Date Received by ODI: 1993-09-27 Date Added to Database: 1993-09-29
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 303
Summary:
      THE REAR BENCH SEAT DOES NOT MEET THE LOAD REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS," BECAUSE THE MANUAL LATCH MECHANISM ON THE FOLDING FULL BENCH REAR SEAT WAS ATTACHED TO THE BACK FRAME LOWER CROSS TUBE WITH DOMED HEAD STEEL RIVETS INSTEAD OF THE BOLTS SPECIFIED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE RIVETS MUST BE REPLACED WITH THE CORRECT BOLTS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
Notes:
      SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS: SEAT TRACKS AND ANCHORS; REAR SEAT; FMVSS 207.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT-DUTY TRUCKS; 1-TON CREW CAB PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPEDWITH AM7 FOLDING REAR BENCH SEAT.CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECTS: IN AN ACCIDENT, THE SEAT WOULD BECOME DETACHEDCAUSING INJURIES TO THE SEAT OCCUPANTS OR OTHER OCCUPANTS IN THE TRUCK.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT THE CHEVROLET SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC TRUCK SERVICECENTER AT 1-313-456-4547. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETYADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.