ELKHART VAN CONVERSION 1992: SEATS

Make : ELKHART Model : VAN CONVERSION Year : 1992
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V177000
Date Owner's Notified: 1993-01-19 Date Received by ODI: 1992-12-02 Date Added to Database: 1992-12-21
Manufacturers Involved: ELK AUTOMOTIVE, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1000
Summary:
      THE MID-POSITION SEAT PEDESTAL LOCKING PIN ON THE REMOVALBE SECTION OF THE PEDESTAL FAILED THE LOAD TEST REQUIREMENT.
Consequence:
      THE SEATING SYSTEMS ON THESE CONVERSION VANS DO NOT MEETTHE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 207, AND WOULD NOT PROPERLY PROTECT THE SEAT OCCUPANTIN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      THE SAFETY BELT RETRACTOR WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE SEAT PEDESTAL AND REMOUNTED TO THE FLOOR WITH THE PROPER BACKING PLATE TO REDUCE THE LOAD ON THE PEDESTAL IN EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SEATING SYSTEM; FMVSS 207.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: ELK VAN CONVERSIONS OF DODGE VANS WITH DDN200E SEATS.