FORD ESCORT 1983: SEAT BELTS:REAR

Make : FORD Model : ESCORT Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1982-05-01 - 1983-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 85V067000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1985-05-21 Date Added to Database: 1985-05-31
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEAT BELTS:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 515000
Summary:
      REAR SEAT BELT RETRACTORS MAY ALLOW TWISTED WEBBING TO ENTER THE RETRACTOR HOUSING AND JAM THE RETRACTOR. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A JAMMED RETRACTOR WOULD INTERFERE WITH WEBBING RETRACTION AND WITHDRAWAL. THIS WILL DISCOURAGE SEAT BELT USAGE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      A CLIP WILL BE INSERTED INTO THE RETRACTOR HOUSING WEBBING TO PREVENT JAMMING.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH FLOOR MOUNTED REAR SEAT BELT RETRACTORS. SYSTEM: REAR SEAT BELT RETRACTORS.