FORD BRONCO 1978: SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Make : FORD Model : BRONCO Year : 1978
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V129000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-09-09 Date Received by ODI: 1977-08-29 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 928
Summary:
      ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, BUILD-UP OF CARPET/MAT DEADENER AND INSULATION UNDER THE REAR SEAT FRAME AND SEAT BELT ANCHOR TABS MAY PREVENT THE OPTIONAL FOLDING REAR SEAT CUSHION FROM LATCHING PROPERLY. THE LATCH MAY BE ONLY PARTIALLY ENGAGED AND FAIL TO SUSTAIN THE SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE LOADING REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY AND ANCHORAGES".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSTALL SPACER WASHERS AT THE LATCH STRIKER ATTACHMENT TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 210
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FOLDING REAR SEATS.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; REAR SEAT.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF THE SEATS ARE NOT LATCHED PROPERLY, IN THE EVENT OFA SUDDEN STOP OR A VEHICLE IMPACT, PASSENGER INJURIES COULD RESULT.