CHEVROLET MALIBU 1978: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MALIBU Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1977-08-01 - 1977-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V115000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-05-26 Date Received by ODI: 1978-05-24 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:HEAD RESTRAINT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1643
Summary:
      INCORRECT HEAD RESTRAINTS MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES. THIS FAILS TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACTS".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE INCORRECT HEAD RESTRAINTS WITH IMPROVED HEAD RESTRAINTS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 201
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; HEAD RESTRAINTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, INADEQUATE HEAD RESTRAINTSCOULD RESULT IN SERIOUS HEAD INJURIES.