DODGE CHARGER 1977: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Make : DODGE Model : CHARGER Year : 1977
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V059000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-05-04 Date Received by ODI: 1977-04-26 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 372
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS". THE SELF-LOCKING LATCH THAT RETAINS THE DRIVER"S SEAT IN ITS UPRIGHT POSITION UNDER VEHICLE IMPACT CONDITIONS MAY FAIL DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT-TREATMENT.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER"S SEAT BACK LATCH AND ENSURE PROPER OPERATION OF THE SELF-LOCKING DEVICE, 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.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; FRONT BUCKET SEAT LATCH.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE SEAT DOES NOT REMAIN STABLE IN THE EVENT OF AVEHICLE IMPACT, THE CHANCES OF INJURY TO THE DRIVER WOULD BE INCREASED.