GMC KODIAK 1995: SEATS

Make : GMC Model : KODIAK Year : 1995
Build Dates : 1994-07-01 - 1994-10-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 95V027000
Date Owner's Notified: 1995-02-22 Date Received by ODI: 1995-02-16 Date Added to Database: 1995-02-21
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1720
Summary:
      THE SEATS OF THESE VEHICLES CAN HAVE INCOMPLETE WELDED LEFT SIDE SEAT BACK FRAME EXTENDER ARM WELDS. VEHICLES WITH AFFECTED SEATS DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS."
Consequence:
      COSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE SEAT TO COLLAPSE DURING A VEHICLE ACCIDENT AND WOULD NOT PROPERLY PROTECT THE OCCUPANT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LEFT SIDE SEAT BACK EXTENDER ARMS OF THE SEATS FOR MISSING WELDS. WELDS SHOULD BE ON BOTH SIDES OF THE SEAT BACK EXTENDER ARM. IF A WELD IS MISSING, THE AFFECTED SEAT BACK FRAME ASSEMBLY"IES" WILL BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
Notes:
      SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEATS; BUCKET.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH NATIONAL SEATING COMPANY AIR SUSPENSION DRIVER AND PASSENGER LOW AND HIGH BACK BUCKET SEATS. NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-810-456-4547. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.