MACK MIDLINER 1988: SEAT BELTS:FRONT

Make : MACK Model : MIDLINER Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1986-01-01 - 1990-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 90V116000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-01-22 Date Received by ODI: 1990-06-12 Date Added to Database: 1990-06-19
Manufacturers Involved: Mack Trucks, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5200
Summary:
      THE CONNECTOR HALF OF THE SAFETY BELT IS NOT LONG ENOUGH TO ACCOMMODATE A 95TH PERCENTILE ADULT MALE.
Consequence:
      NONUSE OF THE SAFETY BELT WOULD INCREASE THE RISK ANDSEVERITY OF INJURY IN A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT; ALSO, TRUCKS WOULD NOT COMPLYWITH FMVSS 209.
Remedy:
      REPLACE SHORT SAFETY BELT CONNECTOR WITH CONNECTORS LONG ENOUGH TO COMPLY WITH STANDARD.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SAFETY BELT; FMVSS 209.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS WITH CS CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH PASSENGERBENCH SEAT AND SEAT BELT RETRACTORS.