FORD CLUB WAGON 1979: SEAT BELTS:REAR

Make : FORD Model : CLUB WAGON Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1978-08-01 - 1978-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 78V214000
Date Owner's Notified: 1978-11-03 Date Received by ODI: 1978-10-05 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEAT BELTS:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 874
Summary:
      ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELTS TO BECOME TRAPPED IN THE SEAT-BED PIVOTING MECHANISM. SHOULD THE BELT BECOME TRAPPED IN THE MECHANISM WHEN THE SEAT IS CONVERTED TO A BED, THE BELT MAY BECOME CUT OR FRAYED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL INSTALL SEAT BELT SHIELDS ON THE FOLDING SEAT/BED PIVOTING MECHANISM AND REPLACE THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES IF DAMAGED, FREE OF CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL SEAT-BEDS.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT BED SEAT BELT 'SHOULDER'.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN THE EVENT OF SUDDEN BRAKING OR VEHICLE COLLISION,THE SEAT BELT MAY NOT PROPERLY RESTRAIN THE SEAT OCCUPANT AND THE RISK OFPERSONAL INJURY IS INCREASED.