FORD AEROSTAR 1989: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Make : FORD Model : AEROSTAR Year : 1989
Build Dates : 1989-04-01 - 1990-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V144000
Date Owner's Notified: 1990-09-19 Date Received by ODI: 1990-08-06 Date Added to Database: 1990-08-23
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14300
Summary:
      THE SECOND ROW RIGHT HAND SEAT ASSEMBLY HAS A TILT FORWARD FUNCTION. A LATCH RETAINS THE SEAT IN THE NORMAL RIDE POSTION, AND THIS LATCH MAY RELEASE UNDER SEVERE FRONTAL IMPACT CONDITIONS, ALLOWING THE SEAT TO PIVOT FORWARD.
Consequence:
      IN THE EVENT OF VEHICLE ACCIDENT, THE SEAT COULD PIVOTFORWARD, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT.
Remedy:
      REPLACE SEAT PAWL ASSEMBLY WITH A REVISED DESIGN ASSEMBLY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SEAT ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCK VANS EQUIPPED WITH QUAD CAPTAIN'S CHAIRS.