CHEVROLET MONZA 1980: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MONZA Year : 1980
Build Dates : 1980-08-01 - 1980-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V060000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-05-28 Date Received by ODI: 1981-05-19 Date Added to Database: 1981-06-02
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 55238
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE SEAT BELT RETRACTORS IN THE REAR SEATING POSITIONS CONTAIN FIRST LOCK POSITIONS WHICH WILL NOT LOCK WHEN USED BY SMALLER PASSENGERS. THIS FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      ALL OWNERS WILL BE SENT A PRE-PAID POSTAGE CARD THAT IS TO BE FILLED OUT AND SENT BACK. THE CARD WILL INDICATE WHETHER THE SEAT BELTS ARE FUNCTIONING PROPERLY. IF DEALER INSPECTS SEAT BELTS, THE SEAT BELT RETRACTORS WILL BE REPLACED, IF NECESSARY, WITHOUT CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT BELT RETRACTORS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, IF PASSENGERS ARE NOTSECURELY RESTRAINED, THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY AND DEATH WOULD BEINCREASED.