SKYLINE MALIBU 1979: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

Make : SKYLINE Model : MALIBU Year : 1979
Build Dates : 1979-04-01 - 1979-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V196000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-09-07 Date Received by ODI: 1979-08-28 Date Added to Database: 1979-12-11
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 491
Summary:
      THE INVOVLED VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACTS". INCORRECT HEAD RESTRAINTS MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL NEW HEAD RESTRAINTS AT NO COST TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 201
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BENCH SEATS.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; HEAD RESTRAINTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT IN WHICH A REAR SEATPASSENGER"S HEAD IMPACTS WITH THE FRONT SEAT HEAD RESTRAINT, THE POSSIBILITY OFHEAD INJURY TO THE REAR SEAT PASSENGER MAY BE INCREASED.