Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1977 FORD L900

NHTSA Campaign Number: 77V191000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: L900

Year: 1977

Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19720101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19770901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 6500

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19780306

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19771025

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208

Defect Summary:
THE SEAT BELTS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NOS. 208, “OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION”, AND 209, “SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES”. THE NON-CONFORMITY EXISTS BECAUSE WHEN THE DRIVER”S SEAT IS ADJUSTED TO THE FULL FORWARD POSITION, THE SEAT CUSHION IS ADJUSTED TO MAXIMUM ELEVATION, AND THE SEAT BACK IS TILTED TO THE FULLY UPRIGHT POSITION, THE SEAT BELTS ARE NOT LONG ENOUGH TO ACCOMMODATE SOME DRIVERS.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY THAT IS DETERMINED TO BE INSUFFICIENT, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.