Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1979 FORD E150

NHTSA Campaign Number: 78V214000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: E150

Year: 1979

Component:
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19780801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19780901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 874

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19781103

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19781005

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELTS TO BECOME TRAPPED IN THE SEAT-BED PIVOTING MECHANISM. SHOULD THE BELT BECOME TRAPPED IN THE MECHANISM WHEN THE SEAT IS CONVERTED TO A BED, THE BELT MAY BECOME CUT OR FRAYED.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL INSTALL SEAT BELT SHIELDS ON THE FOLDING SEAT/BED PIVOTING MECHANISM AND REPLACE THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES IF DAMAGED, FREE OF CHARGE.