MG MGB 1979: SEAT BELTS:FRONT

Make : MG Model : MGB Year : 1979
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 85V059000
Date Owner's Notified: 1985-10-01 Date Received by ODI: 1985-05-07 Date Added to Database: 1985-05-13
Manufacturers Involved: JAGUAR ROVER TRIUMPH INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 150000
Summary:
      WIDESPREAD LACK OF UNDERSTANDING ABOUT THE OPERATION OF WEBBING SENSITIVE AND DUAL SENSITIVE SEAT BELTS HAS LEAD TO NON-USE OF BELTS BY A NUMBER OF OWNERS. SOME BELTS RETRACTORS MAY JAM, BIND OR LOCK. THIS MAY DISCOURAGE THE USE OF THE SAFETY BELTS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: NON-USE OF SEAT BELTS SUBJECTS OCCUPANTS TO RISK OF INJURY IN EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT OR SUDDEN BRAKING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      INSTRUCTINS ON PROPER BELT USAGE AND SIMPLE CHECKS WILL BE SENT TO OWNERS AND WILL REPLACE ANY MALFUNCTIONING RETRACTOR.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:TWO DOOR ROADSTERS AND COUPES PASSENGER CARS.SYSTEM: SEAT BELTS.