FORD BRONCO 1983: SEATS

Make : FORD Model : BRONCO Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1982-11-01 - 1982-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V020000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-03-18 Date Received by ODI: 1983-02-24 Date Added to Database: 1983-03-02
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 22
Summary:
      THE MANUFACTURER SUSPECTS THAT THE HARDWARE THAT ATTACHES THE SEAT TRACKS "THE STRIPS THAT THE SEAT SLIDES ON" TO THE FLOOR MAY BECOME LOOSE OR MAY FAIL TO HOLD THE SEAT IN PLACE DURING A COLLISION. THIS CONDITION IS DUE TO THE SUBSTITUTION OF AN INCORRECT WASHER DURING MANUFACTURE. THE VEHICLES MAY NOT COMPLY WITH THE STRENGTH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL ADDITIONAL LARGER DIAMETER WASHERS ON THE BOLT ASSEMBLY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH BENCH SEATS.SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS; SEAT TRACK ATTACHMENT BOLTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS DEFECT COULD CAUSE THE SEAT ASSEMBLY TO BECOMEDETACHED DURING AN ACCIDENT, INCREASING THE CHANCES OF PASSENGER INJURY.NOTE: A RATTLING NOISE MAY INDICATE A LOOSENING OF THE SEAT BELT TRACK BOLT.